– Ein del av Hardanger og Voss museum

– A part of Hardanger and Voss museum

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An unequalled farm cluster

 

Agatunet is a unique cultural monument, an authentic and protected farm cluster. The buildings tell a story. The area around Aga has been settled since the Stone Age, and the oldest building at Agatunet is 800 years old.

Knights and farmers, members of the Storting, ship captains and cotters have lived here. Side by side, they have lived and toiled from generation to generation. There has been a court room, a chapel, a telegraph station and school at one time or another at Agatunet.

The buildings at Agatunet have not been moved there, but stand as they stood when Agatunet was granted protected status after the land consolidation of 1937, and were gradually abandoned after World War II.

You can draw the lines between the large medieval farm to the farming village with its large population and bustling life. The farms around Agatunet are still home to the families who left the farm cluster 70 years ago. They still work the soil. From time to time, people who grew up at Agatunet still drink their coffee on the stone steps.

Agatunet is a unique place with a unique atmosphere – a national cultural monument that gives you a glimpse of many aspects of our history.
Agatunet is owned by the Stiftelsen Agatunet foundation, and has been run by Hardanger and Voss Museum since 2006.

 

Photo: Ingerid Jordal

Opningstider

  • 22. mai-20. juni: Laur-sundag kl 11-16
  • 22. juni-15. august: Tys-sundag kl 11-16
  • 21.-29. august: Laur-sundag kl 11-16

Heile året: Ope for grupper etter avtale

Kontakt

Besøksadresse: 5776 Nå

Postadresse: Museumsvegen 36, 5778 Utne

Tlf: 474 79 902
E-post: agatunet@hvm.museum.no

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Opening hours

May 22-June 20: Sat+Sunday 11 AM-4 P June 22-August 15: Tues-Sunday 11 AM-4 PM August 21-29: Sat+Sunday 11 AM-4 PM Open for groups and other visitors by appointment throughout the year

Contact

Visiting address: 5776 Nå
Postal address: Museumsvegen 36, Utne

Tel: +47 474 79 902
E-mail: agatunet@hvm.museum.no

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