Vestfossen, Tel. +32 75 77 75
Fossesholm Herregård is situated in Vestfossen,
about 10 km from Kongsberg. The Manor is one of Norways greatest
treasures and contains 18th century furniture, our countrys
largest collection of German 18th century painted canvases
and E. G.Thunmarcks well known decorations from 1763. Local
War Museum, shops and exhibitions of applied art, guided tours
of the manor house, cafeteria and premises for private parties.
Gamle Sorenskrivergården, Hokksund, Tel. +32 70 11 95
Glasværk was Norways first glass manufacturing company.
The glasswork were in operation in Hokksund from 1741-1777.
They had a guiding position in the art industry, which was
based on the skills of craftsmen from Germany and England.
With the help of multimedia presentations, web-based displays
and collections of original Nøstetangen glass, Nøstetangen
Museum presents the history of the glassworks. The exhibits
are partly owned by the museum and partly lent from other
public and private collections. In 1999 the museum was awarded
the Cultural Monument Prize. The main building houses not
only the museum, but also a number of bright, friendly rooms
in which art exhibitions displaying the works of well-known
professional artists are organized during the summer months.
Gamle Sorenskrivergården, Hokksund, Tel. +32 75 45 20
In the district court judges stables in Hokksund
(beside the Nøstetangen Museum), you can watch the
molten glass being formed. The designs extend from cups and
glasses based on old Nøstetangen models to modern coloured
glassware, which you can buy in the little glas shop.
Vestfossen, Tel. +32 73 50 00 (booking: Kongsberg Turistservice)
boat M/S Eikern takes you on a journey through one of Norways
most beautiful landscapes. We arrange cruises and sightseeing
trips for companies and groups. M/S Eikern have a nice cafeteria
with a capasity of 35 persons. On request we serve different
types of food. On sundeck there are approx. 30 seats, where
you can enjoy the fantastic view. The capasity is 63 passangeres.
During the summer months, there are open trips for individuals
every sunday, starting from Vestfossen to Eidsfoss (every
sunday in July and the three first in August).
Steinberg, Tel. +32 87 76 57
Gulden Kunstverk offers the largest and finest
collection in Buskerud of Norwegian modern art. Gulden Kunstverk
is situated in Steinberg, along E134, between Mjøndalen
and Hokksund. Approx. 30 minutes drive from the centre of
Kongsberg. Open all year (except mondays).
fishing in the Drammen River
Hokksund, contact Hokksund Båt & Camping tel. +32
75 42 42
of Norways best rivers for Salmon Fishing. You can buy fishing
card for one day, week or the whole season. Season is from
May 15 to September 15.
Fiskum, Darbu, Tel. +91 67 57 53 (contact Mr. Knut Lande)
old Church is situated in Fiskum, between Hokksund and Kongsberg.
The Church was built around the year 1200 and is a beautful
Gårdsgata 1, Eidsfoss, Tel. +33 05 72 42
Eidsfos (Old Eidsfos) consisting of Bråtagata, Hauane
and Gata, as well as the Manor House (Eidsfoss Hovedgård)
and the works area, is an industrial site of unique historical
importance. Around 25 buildings worth preserving go to make
up a site, which perhaps represents the best preserved ironworks
in Norway. The ironworks and industrial town of Eidsfoss were
founded in 1697. Stiftelsen Gamle Eidsfos was founded in 1979
and took the initiative to preserve the town and breathe new
life into it.
Kraftstasjon (power plant) was in use from 1917 to 2001.