Attractions to explore nearby Kristiansand Cannon Museum
Kristiansand Kanonmuseum Møvik Fortress outside Kristiansand was built by the Germans during World War II. The museum houses the only remaining 380mm Krupp gun in the world. You can also take a ride with the ammunition railway train. This is an 1800 meter long railway track that used to carry ammunition for the guns at Møvik Fortress.
Bragdøya is an island in Kristiansand municipality in Agder county, Norway. The 0.7-square-kilometer island is in the archipelago in the Kristiansandsfjorden, just south of the city of Kristiansand. The island is surrounded by the smaller islands of Svensholmen and Langøya to the north and the island of Hestehaue to the southeast. The heavily populated island of Andøya lies to the southwest.
Oksøy Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located off Kristiansand, Norway. It was first lit in 1832. The lighthouse, along with Grønningen Lighthouse, marks the approach to Kristiansand. The lighthouse marks the western side of the main shipping channel that leads inland to the port of the city of Kristiansand.
Odderøya is an island and neighbourhood in Kristiansand municipality in Agder county, Norway. The 170-acre island lies immediately to the south of the city centre of Kristiansand and it is connected to the mainland by four bridges. The island creates a natural division between the eastern and western parts of the port of Kristiansand.
Kilden Performing Arts Centre is a theater and concert hall on Odderøya in Kristiansand, Norway. It houses Kilden Teater, Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, and Opera Sør in a joint project never previously embarked upon. There is room for a variety of concerts and other forms of cultural expression.
A cathedral in Kristiansand municipality in Agder county. The church is the main church for the Kristiansand domkirken parish and it is the seat of the Kristiansand arch-deanery within the Diocese of Agder of Telemark. The cathedral is also the seat of the Bishop of Agder and Telemark. The brick church was completed in 1885 and is one of the largest cathedrals in Norway. This cathedral is the fourth church and third cathedral to be located on this site over the centuries.
Grønningen Lighthouse is located about 8 km south-east of Kristiansand. The lighthouse came into service on 1. September 1878, and was manned until 1980, when it became automatic. The lighthouse became a heritage building in 1994. Bragdøya Kystlag keeps the lighthouse open for visitors and as overnight accommodation during the school summer holidays.
A beautiful valley which has been praised for its beautiful outdoor scene, its wide range of artists in the summer, plenty of wildlife and not least Café Generalen which has recipes 100 years back in time. The park was constructed as a romantic garden, in a valley with dramatic cliffs and waterfalls. A dam fointaine was built with natural pressure support from the nearby lake Baanetjønn.
At the Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden you will get to experience natural history from the ice age to the present, and how it developed from the coast to the mountains. There' s a colorful mineral exhibition at the museum. Botanical garden with a historical rose garden dating from 1850. You will also find Norway's largest collection of cactus, as well as flowers and trees from all over the world.
It is one of the oldest church in the area built approx. 1100-1150. Stone church in the Roman style, with a Baroque altarpiece and pulpit from 1704. Runic stone on the porch. There are organ concerts in the summer season. The church is open Monday- Friday, July and August and the rest of the year by appointment.
The museum is located at Kongsgård and consists of the Open Air Museum, Miniby (miniature houses) and a main building with a toy exhibition. The open-air museum at Kongsgård consists of 34 old houses in three areas: Bygade, Setesdal yard, and Vest-Agder yard. There is also so many interesting features in and around this museum and a lot of tourists visits this place every day,