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Very surprising area to visit

Great and extremely surprising museum. Beautiful old church and vicarage buildings to visit. Also... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
fisupeksu
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Leppajarvi, Finland
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Beautiful new museum

It’s an interesting historic site with the old vicarage and church where Peter Dass was a vicar. In... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
EiWiSu
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Drammen, Norway
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great and extremely surprising museum. Beautiful old church and vicarage buildings to visit. Also there was a statue in the area. From the area starts the trail to the historical burial mounds and extremely beautiful and enjoyable sea front resting places in greens and rocks....More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The old vicars farm, the museum and the church was included in the 100,- nok ticket pr adult. The church is more scenic from the outside, than the inside. The museum is a stunning piece of arcitecture. While the Vicars farm isn't too interesting. Worth...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

It’s an interesting historic site with the old vicarage and church where Peter Dass was a vicar. In 2008 they made a new expansion of this site by building a modern museum cut into the hill dividing the church from the vicarage. It’s beautifully done...More

Thank EiWiSu
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Petter Dass was a priest and textwriter in the 17th century, he studied in Copenhagen and went back to Norway and was a referent of the Sandnessjoen community, His text and lyrics were used by Edward Grieg to compose some of his song, there is...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The building is very beautiful, great views to the shore but there is little content. Price was 65 nok. You can go to the kafe to see the views and do not need to go to exposition.

Thank LauraF459
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The concept of this amazing building has been realised in a most impressive and dramatic fashion. The marriage of a modern structure cut into the rock adjacent to the old stave church is strikingly effective. This site is a must for any lovers of fine...More

Thank blimit
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the museum on an impulse. It was a pleasure. Skilled and service minded personnel, a beautiful building by Snøhetta, a good and easy to catch exhibition. Absolutely recommendable

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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

The modern arcitecture of the museum is worth the visit. The staff was friendly and very helpful. And we got a more in depth knowledge of Petter Dass. We also recomend a visit to the nearby Alstadhaug church.

Thank Amanda031CapeTown
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Recommend a trip to Alstahaug church and the Petter Dass museum. A play was a part of the tour walking around in the old historical buildings. The story about Petter Dass and how he ruled during the years he lived at Alstahaug. Also a love...More

Thank TorS381
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is the place where the famous priest Petter Dass (1647-1707) lived. There is a festival in his honor June every other year, next one 2018. Literature, music, art.

Thank ohusby
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