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Borgarsyssel Museum

Gamlebygata 8, Sarpsborg 1721, Norway
+47 69 11 56 50
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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 1 week ago
Trond W
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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 31 March 2017
Christer Severi... A
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Sarpsborg, Norway
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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.
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  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Take a stop in Sarpsborg”
31 Mar 2017
“A real piece of history”
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Gamlebygata 8, Sarpsborg 1721, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Trond W
Reviewed 31 March 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.

Thank Christer Severi... A
Management response:Responded 2 April 2017

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

Reviewed 31 July 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.

Thank Leslee49
Management response:Responded 28 March 2017

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

Reviewed 30 July 2013

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

Thank kire0616
Reviewed 8 April 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

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