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Hjelmeland Country Museum (Ryfylkemuseet)

Vågavegen 115
4130 Hjelmeland

52 79 29 50

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Hjelmeland Country Museum (Ryfylkemuseet)

Opening Times

Hjelmeland bibliotek (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Wednesday10:00 - 15:30
Thursday10:00 - 18:30
Friday10:00 - 15:30
Saturday - SundayClosed

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free of chargeFree

Free entrance

Map & Directions

Facilities

Museums, Galleries and crafts

  • History
  • local history

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Region Stavanger
Org.no.: 986517138

Vågsgt. 22
4306 Sandnes

+47 51 85 92 00

info@regionstavanger.com



Reisemål Ryfylke
Org.no.: 974906430

Ryfylkevegen 7040
4130 Hjelmeland

+47 982 19 975

info@ryfylke.com

The local tourist offices can give you good and useful information.