The Roald Amundsen Centre

The Roald Amundsen Centre

The childhood home of the South Pole explorer, Roald Amundsen, is situated in picturesque surroundings in Fredrikstad. A centre for culture, social events and conferences is connected to the museum. Arrangements are tailor-made according to your wishes.

The polar explorer Roald Amundsen was born in 1872 on the family estate at Hvidsten, which lies between Sarpsborg and Fredrikstad. Amundsen's childhood home dates from 1860 and remains almost unaltered in the last 100 years. The building is in the late Empire style and is situated in a scenic area near the Glomma, Norway's longest river. A large stone monument showing a relief of Roald Amundsen was erected here on December 14 1928 in memory of his extraordinary polar expeditions. More about Roald Amundsen

Opening hours all days: 11.00 - 16.00

Roald Amundsen Senter,
Framveien 7,
1659 Torp
Tel.: +(47) 69 34 83 26
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