Hemmestad Wharf

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Hemmestad Wharf had its heyday in the 1800s. From Hemmestad went cargo vessels to Bergen twice a year. They brought clipfish, transform, birds and cloudberries south. In return was sloop loaded with exotic goods such as coffee, spices, sugar candy, textiles and spirits.

Trading is now a museum, where the old pier house is intact with shop, post office. . . let yourself be lured by exhibitions and café amid maritime environment.

See the museum's website for further information

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Atmosphere

  • nostalgic

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Hemmestad Wharf

Type:Building/cultural environment

Hemmestad, 8409, Gullesfjord
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Tel+47 77 01 83 80

Opening Times

Season (23 June 2021 - 13 Aug 2021)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00

* Free entry

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