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Small museum during the renovation. But it is worth a visit because of the skeletons of whales and other marine animals. In the underground, an interesting movie, it's a pity that only in Norwegian. He and my 6-year-old daughter loved it. Museum staff very polite!
A must see in Sandefjord, Norway. If you really want to know how Sandefjord started you should go here and see Norway’s whaling history. Although some videos may be a bit cruel to some people especially when they are explaining how it was done back...More
The museum is a hidden pearl in Sandefjord, covering the entirety of the history of whaling, seen from the eyes of Sandefjord, Norway's capital in the Whaling era. The museum is a great place for kids to visit, and even adults can learn alot from...More
I visited here 5 years ago and it was fascinating then, this time they are having renovations done to improve the museum so not everything was open (the price has been reduced to reflect this). Nevertheless, we still found it fascinating...and to see the size...More
Sandefjord museum (Hvalfangstmuseet) is exhibiting the whaling industry and is the only specialized museum of whales and whaling in Europe. However, it's a small museum with very limited information, and it was a bit of a let down.
The whaling industry was the most importent industry in Sandefjord in the 50's and 60's. You can say that without this Sandefjord would have been a little Fishing village. The museum offer a fantastic view of the work in the Antartic area. The boats and...More
Quite a interesting museum and worth a visit. Museum gives a good insight how whaling through centuries. There is an exhibition that shows whaling resistance also
the price for adult is 70 Nok. Children 50 Nok