Jennestad Trading Post

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Jennestad Trading Post

Jennestad has been engaged in trade since the 1800s, which was an important business for the entire local community, right up until they closed their doors in 1982.
Today, the historic building opens up in the summer season – then you can see lots of old whimsical goods from when the trading post bustled with life!
Take a tour and learn the history of a bygone era. From floor to ceiling, authentic goods of all kinds are on display. Maybe you can sense the smell of chewing tobacco and coffee as you step into the old pier?
In the pier there is also a museum shop, including handicrafts, postcards, caramels, local history literature, and other goods with local connections.
Jennestad is located 8 km northwest of Sortland, just off the main road (sign by the road). Close to the pier is Galleri Jennestad, which is also well worth a visit, and the place has a great view of the Sortland strait.

Contact

Address:

Jennestad 8400 Sortland

Telephone:

+47 40 44 82 02 / +47 46 70 45 60

Email:

sortland.museum@museumnord.no

Opening Hours
21.06.–4.08.

Tuesday–Sunday 11–17
Opening hours will be updated closer to the summer season.

Otherwise open on request.

Admission Prices

Adult NOK 80
Seniors/students NOK 65
Group (10 pers.) 65 p.p.
Children and young people under the age of 16 go for free.
Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

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