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Ergan Coastal Fort

Bud sentrum, Bud 6430, Norway
+47 915 10 526
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WWII history in beautiful village

When going to the Atlantic ocean road, a short stop at he village of Bud is worth the time. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Central Norway, Norway
Interesting little museum with WW11 history

Lovely setting with a dark history, some interesting exhibits about fishing etc plus gas drilling... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rita B
London, United Kingdom
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Restored German coastal fort from World War II with command centre, cannon positions, sickbay and water reservoir built into the rock. In addition to the 350 Germans, Bud was home to 150 Russian and Polish POWs during World War II. The fort has a view of the whole of the Hustadvika bay, the shipping lanes to alesund, Molde and Kristiansund as well as the fishing villages of Bjornsund and Ona.
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Bud sentrum, Bud 6430, Norway
+47 915 10 526
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Reviewed yesterday

When going to the Atlantic ocean road, a short stop at he village of Bud is worth the time. The Ergans costal fortress is a relic from World War II build by the Germans. Some old canons and building structures (free) and a museum (entrance...More

Thank TElg78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting with a dark history, some interesting exhibits about fishing etc plus gas drilling. Outside are the remains of the German occupation and lovely views across the island. Good loos but no cafe.

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent just over an hour here. Entrance was 100nk each. Inside the museum there is information about local fishing in the area and also info about exporting gas (this was actually quite interesting). Outside you can visit the German ww2 fort which had been...More

Thank penelope_pit_stop123
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Bud is a nice place to visit, in my young days we use to visit Bud to chase the girls, that time Bud had only a Cafe, a bakery and a gas station. Today you can find 3 places to eat, even Mix kjosk have...More

Thank Frode Osvald L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

An old artillery estabilshed during WWII by the German occupants. This fortress was guarding the entrance to Molde and fjords witrhin

Thank Dan-Erik D
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Spectacular view with a WW2 history. Museum with war artifacts. You can walk/climd the remnants of the fortress. There is a risk of falling/sliding so don't let kids run all over the place.

Thank TorKr
Reviewed 13 December 2015

great outdoor museum which we loved and the views are stunning as well - you can imagine how the place was operated and travel back in time

Thank Lucie B
Reviewed 25 October 2015

While visiting the region, our hosts arranged a tour for us, even though the museum didn't appear to be open that day. The museum is well set up, and tells the story of the German occupation of Bud during the second world war. The bunkers...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 20 September 2014

I have visited Ergan many times over the years and seen it change from old ruins to a renovated and well run museum. It gives a glimpse of what the "war" was like for the people of Norway for the 5 years the Germans had...More

Thank HildegunnAR
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

A nice insight onto German fortifications as coming from England we have only ever seen the British side of world war 2 construction.

Thank SilverSurfer030871
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