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Borgarsyssel Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Take a stop in Sarpsborg

The city is 1001 years this year. Viking king Olav the Holy as Christian Norway is and the founder... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
Trond W
Oslo, Norway
A real piece of history

This place is so amazing to visit. Sarpsborg was the first ever Capital of Norway, and its 3rd... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2017
Christer Severi... A
Sarpsborg, Norway
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  • Average23%
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  • Terrible0%
Jul 22, 2018
“Exellent Museum”
Aug 30, 2017
“Å Nice place”
Borgarsyssel Museum holds an extensive collection of artifacts and old objects from different periods of time. In addition there are about 20 old buildings showing ostfold's history from medieval to present time. The museum was built in 1924 and is...more
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Gamlebygata 8, Sarpsborg 1721, Norway
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Shows how one of Norways oldest cities has grown from the Vikings and up till today. A must to visit

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jon G
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

It's not the biggest place but very cosy. Here you can get som good info on how it was in the middle ages through the years and up to our age. Take the kids on a treasure hunt in Viking history ett. A tall tower...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Oerseng73
Reviewed July 19, 2017

The city is 1001 years this year. Viking king Olav the Holy as Christian Norway is and the founder of the city. The new exhibition hall holds a lot about him, including Copy of a column in Bethlehem Church. The chapel has many wooden carvings...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Trond W
Management response:Responded July 30, 2017

Thank you for your interesting views and good review. ☺

Reviewed March 31, 2017

This place is so amazing to visit. Sarpsborg was the first ever Capital of Norway, and its 3rd oldest city with 1000 year celebration in 2016. Get a piece of Sarpsborg, and norwegian history at this place.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Christer Severi... A
Management response:Responded April 2, 2017

Thank you for kind words! Best regards, Christine Haugsten Ellefsen

Reviewed July 30, 2016

Very good place to get a feeling for the history of the area. New Olav's Hall is simple, but provides isight to Sarpsborg's beginnings.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Leslee49
Management response:Responded March 28, 2017

Thank you, glad you liked it! Best regards, Christine Haugsten Ellefsen

Reviewed July 29, 2013

This place is a charming area,og historical buildings from this area. The little church is a copy of a middelage building.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank kire0616
Reviewed April 8, 2013

This museum is the main museum in this area. But perhaps the most boring, for those not living in the district. The buildings placed here is from different parts of Østfold county. On the best side, there is a small garden with herbs and medicine-plants...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank Morty56
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