Cultural Heritage

Borgarsyssel Museum

Situated along Borgleden
Borgarsyssel Museum holds an extensive collection of artifacts and old objects from different periods of time.



Gamlebygata 8, 1721 Sarpsborg


NOK 75 (adult) / NOK 35 (child)


06.01 – 10.06, Thursday to Sunday 11.00 – 15.00


At the path

In addition, there are about 20 old buildings showing Østfold's history from medieval to present time. The museum was built in 1924 and is situated at the ruins of Nikolas Church from 1115. In 2016, the new building Olavs Hall opened along with the lookout tower, which gives you the opportunity to see the city of Sarpsborg from 32 meters up.

Photo: Bente Instanes / Eivind Lauritzen / Espen Nordenhaug