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One of the top sites on the island of Merdo

My mother and I went there during a visit to see my fore-bearers home and stumbled on this really... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Edward M
Take in the atmosphere

of this home of a sailing man. Wallpaper from 1700 !! and a lot of interesting furniture, Photos of... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2016
Reidun E
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Arendal, Norway
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6 Sep 2017
“One of the top sites on the island of Merdo”
3 Aug 2016
“Merdø is a treasure”
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The location of the museum is idyllic, on the old outport and beautiful island of Merdo. The island is worth a visit to those who want to experience the nature, old coastal culture, or just enjoy themselves in cosy surroundings. There are a couple...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Merdo, Arendal 4818, Norway
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

My mother and I went there during a visit to see my fore-bearers home and stumbled on this really interesting small museum. We liked it very much

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Edward M
Hilde J, Informasjonssjef at Merdogaard Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Hei Edward M Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you appreciated the visit.

Reviewed August 3, 2016

If you visit Arendal, you must take the ferry to Merdø. It is a small island which you can easily walk around in one hour. The ferry costs about 45 kr (one way) and takes about 25 minutes. In the summer the ferry sails every...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank helbili
Reviewed May 26, 2016

of this home of a sailing man. Wallpaper from 1700 !! and a lot of interesting furniture, Photos of the people that lived here

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Reidun E
Reviewed August 11, 2013

Merdøgård museum is and original skipper home built in 1731, with all of its original features and interior. There a guided tours every hour, between 12 and 16, where you lean about the history of the island and the house. A must see place while...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Bjita
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