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Glacier Museum

Fjærlandsfjorden 13, 6848 Fjærland, Norway

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About Glacier Museum

The museum's stated purpose is to "collect, create and disseminate knowledge about glaciers and climate". It provides information about the glacier Jostedalsbreen and the Jostedalsbreen National Park.



Attractions near Glacier Museum

Supphellebreen6.82km from Glacier Museum

The Supphellebreen glacier is the neighbor of the Bøyabreen glacier in Fjærland. The place is well known for hiking.

Bøyabreen9.25km from Glacier Museum

Bøyabreen is an arm of the great Jostedalsbreen glacier. It is located inside Jostedalsbreen National Park.

Gaularfjellet21.33km from Glacier Museum

Gaularfjellet is a beautiful mountain area with amazing viewpoints located in central Vestland county.

Briksdalsbre27.2km from Glacier Museum

Briksdalsbreen is an arm of the great Jostedalsbreen Glacier and located inside the Jostedalsbreen National Park. This famous glacier arm lies in beautiful surroundings between mountain peaks and spectacular waterfalls, dropping 1200 meters into the narrow Briksdal valley below.

Jostedalsbreen National Park30.24km from Glacier Museum

Jostedalsbreen National Park is a national park in Norway that encompasses the largest glacier on the European mainland, Jostedalsbreen. The national park is one of the largest wilderness areas remaining in Southern Norway. Jostedalsbreen is used for outdoor sports, education, and research, while the surrounding valleys are used for farming.

Urnes Stave Church32.94km from Glacier Museum

Urnes Stave Church is a 12th-century stave church built on a basilica plan inspired by medieval Christian churches, with cylindrical columns and semi-circular arches inside. Urnes Stave Church was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Where is Glacier Museum

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Vestland63 attractions

Vestland is a western county of Norway and was created in 2020. It features many tourist attractions that include Hardangervidda National Park and waterfalls.