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Osterøy Museum


Osterøy Museum at Gjerstad has buildings that have been moved here from various parts of the region. Here you can become acquainted with different aspects of life in the old farming community and see how it was to go to school along the Oster Fjord, which had no roads in earlier times. Gjerstad Lock Factory, Mjedla Smithy, the Tannery at Brakvatne and Valestrand Tannery Museum are also parts of the Osterøy Museum. The main themes of the museum is trade and industry. The exhibitions also comprises horse-drawn vehicles. Photo archive.