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Fossesholm Herregård (Manor)
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.






Nøstetangen Museum

Gamle Sorenskrivergården, Hokksund, Tel. +32 70 11 95

Nøstetangen 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.

 


Nøstetangen Glass

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.




 

M/S Eikern
Vestfossen, Tel. +32 73 50 00 (booking: Kongsberg Turistservice)

The 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).

 

Gulden Kunstverk
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).

 

 

Salmon fishing in the Drammen River
Hokksund, contact Hokksund Båt & Camping tel. +32 75 42 42
One 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 old Church
Fiskum, Darbu, Tel. +91 67 57 53 (contact Mr. Knut Lande)
Fiskum old Church is situated in Fiskum, between Hokksund and Kongsberg. The Church was built around the year 1200 and is a beautful little church.

Eidsfoss Hovedgård
Gårdsgata 1, Eidsfoss, Tel. +33 05 72 42
Gamle 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.

Hakavik Power Plant
Hakavik
Hakavik Kraftstasjon (power plant) was in use from 1917 to 2001.

 

 

 

 

 


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