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Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum

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Fascinating for those interested in marine engineering; a delight to observe the blacksmith at work;

We were fortunate to have these 2 sites almost to ourselves since there were no tour buses during... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
tandb2011
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Frederick, Maryland
Cool exhibits for those who like machines

My husband loves generators and gadgets so he liked this. It is a bit off the beaten path but has... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
angeleyes27
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Marlton, New Jersey
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Sundveien 118, Flakstad Municipality 8384, Norway
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

We were fortunate to have these 2 sites almost to ourselves since there were no tour buses during the morning of our visit. My husband enjoyed the opportunity to converse with the manager as he was running & working on various engines. For me, it...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

My husband loves generators and gadgets so he liked this. It is a bit off the beaten path but has various items like anchors, whale bones, a small museum with small motorized machines and engines as well as a blacksmith. It takes about a half...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

This is an eclectic mix of interests on one site. The blacksmith demonstrates making small figurines (cormorants seem to be prominent) using both manual and mechanical striking. These were quite attractive, but too expensive for my budget. There is also a fair number of working...More

Thank ActRegular_traveller
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Overall: 5- Comments: close to E10, with a spirit of old craftsmanship, machines and blacksmith, and with nice action on the premises. Impressive. When the smith starts talking, go along and enjoy the ride... Location: 4 Parking: 5 Offering: 4-5 Originality: 5 Presentation: 5 Atmosphere:...More

Thank Haarud
Reviewed June 4, 2017

I had heard family recommendations to go and see Smeden i Sund and brought with me six adult family members. The road down to Sund was not impressive and you arrive in a pile of motorparts and scrap. The whole location is a scrapyard with...More

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Tommy J, Informasjonssjef at Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

Thank you for posting an review! We like to clarify and address some of your concerns regarding the visit, Regarding the road conditions it´s the Norwegian government that handle the maintenance and not us. How ever we are happy to tell you that we have...More

Reviewed September 16, 2015

A Little bit bizarr, but interesting. A Thing between Tourist stuff an some real blacksmith work. The collection of his diesel ship engines is really good.

Thank Jodlerfest
Reviewed August 21, 2015

Blacksmith and museum of engines? Yes, such place is an attraction in Sund. For the entrance fee you can visit a blacksmith's workshop watching the production process of their famous cormorants, small fishing museum (some boats and lot of stuff used by local fishermen) and...More

Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed July 27, 2015

The nature at the Lofoten is very beautiful. If you visit Sund, you do have to go and see the blacksmith and the Fiskeri museum. The blacksmith is active at work and his artworks are splendid. Next to the blacksmith, there is the Fisheri Museum...More

1  Thank Hubert645
Reviewed June 19, 2015

The smith is generally hard at work in the smithy and his artworks are beautiful! The surroundings are incredible too, among the best and lesser-known of Lofoten. There are a number of well-preserved old cottages and artifacts and the overall place is just lovely !

1  Thank Arctic_Lyon
Reviewed June 10, 2014

If you in Lofoten, don't miss the blacksmith (smed) at Sund. He create the most fantastic things and he has tons for stories to tell.

Thank Øyvind D
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