Sunnhordland Folkemuseum og sogelag

English

Welcome to Sunnhordland Museum! We would like to show you some of the history of Sunnhordland, conveyed through our exhibitions, our restored buildings and courtyards, and our great collection of motors at Stord Maritime Museum!

Inne, Stolmastovo.
Interior of a smoke cabin from 1550, Stolmastovo

If you follow the signs at Leirvik Marked, you will find our beautiful open air museum Sunnhordland Folk Museum, situated on the hilltop behind the center of Leirvik. The museum comprises farm buildings, two open hearth huts, a farm house with an attic, a school house, a country store and a beach fisherman's rented hut.

The museum has permanent displays featuring agriculture, forestry, fishery and life in prehistoric times and a lovely local textiles exhibition. 

 

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Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Friday 10.00-16.00
Saturday 11.00-16.00 Sunday 13.00-16.00.

 

 

 


Stord Marine Museum

Motors from around 1910
Motors from around 1910, Stord Maritime


The exhibitions show the technical, marine industrial history of Sunnhordland, for ex. the motor production. Place: Nattrutekaien, Leirvik Harbour.

Opening hours: Tuesday-Thursday 11.00-16.00 Saturday 11.00-15.00    Sunday 13.00-17.00.


OTHER SITES TO VISIT

ON STORD:

The Mine Museum at Litlabø
Follow E39, then follow signs.


The miller's house: A restored holding the miller's apartment, a storage room, and a photomontage shows the history of milling and ship building on the location. Situated next to Stord church.

Smaller water-driven industry
Ask at the tourist information

For guiding assistance: Contact Sunnhordland Museum at 53 41 38 99


OTHER HISTORIC SITES IN SUNNHORDLAND MANAGED BY THE MUSEUM

Sæbøtunet in Etne:
Courtyard with eight houses from 1700-1800.

Nerheimstunet in Ølen:
Courtyard from 1800.

Halsnøy Kloster, Kvinnherad:
Augustine Monastery ruins

Nistovetunet in Omvikedalen, Kvinnherad:
Courtyard from 1800.

Hauga house in Omvikedalen, Kvinnherad:
The home of a local author, built in 1588.

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