Borgarsyssel Museum
Borgarsyssel Museum
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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 situated at the ruins of Nikolas Church from 1115.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Yngve R
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Couples
Very interesting exhibition on Sarpsborg's history, from the Viking Age (and even earlier) to date. Great overview of the town from the tower. Furthermore, the "1000-year path" leads you through centuries of industrial history related to the great waterfall of the river Glomma.
Written August 15, 2020
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Jon G
Sarpsborg, Norway38 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Couples
Shows how one of Norways oldest cities has grown from the Vikings and up till today. A must to visit
Written July 23, 2018
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Trond W
Oslo, Norway154 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017 • Family
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 by Olav. Note especially that Olav's struggle with the dragon. The dragon has the Olav crown and has the face of Olav. So maybe there was no evil in the world Olav fought but evil in himself?
Written July 19, 2017
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Thank you for your interesting views and good review. ☺
Written July 30, 2017
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Lasse J
Sarpsborg, Norway28 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2020 • Family
I have been prowd of this place for all my life, but these last yeara they have locked everything up.

I used to play there ad a child. Learn about our town more than 1000 yeara old, but now im not allowed to see it anymore.

When i have visita from friend from around the world i must Day. We have an historie place, but i cant
Written September 7, 2020
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Morty56
Sarpsborg, Norway63 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2012 • Couples
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 . During the summer , there will be several arrangements on the property. Those are usually very nice !
Written April 8, 2013
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Frank O
18 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Family
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 with a greater view.
Written August 31, 2017
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Christer Hansson
Sarpsborg, Norway44 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2016 • Solo
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.
Written March 31, 2017
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Thank you for kind words! Best regards, Christine Haugsten Ellefsen
Written April 2, 2017
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Leslee49
Rockford, MN214 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2016 • Business
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.
Written July 30, 2016
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Thank you, glad you liked it! Best regards, Christine Haugsten Ellefsen
Written March 28, 2017
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Erik M
Rome, Italy3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2013 • Family
This place is a charming area,og historical buildings from this area. The little church is
a copy of a middelage building.
Written July 30, 2013
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