Lindesnes Lighthouse

The lighthouse guides the way
through geography
through history
and into the future

The lighthouse guides the way
through geography
through history
and into the future

The lighthouse station

  • The first light at Lindesnes lighthouse was lit in 1656
  • It was the first lighthouse in Norway
  • The lighthouse is located on the southernmost point on the mainland
  • From 1825 to 1967 the foghorn was in operation
  • Two Lighthousekeepers still have their work here, as the only ones in the country

Foundation Lindesnes fyrmuseum

  • Founded by the Coastal Administration,
    Municipality of Lindesnes and Vest-Agder County Municipality in 1992

  • The purpose is to safeguard the lighthouse station
    as a protected cultural memory.

  • The museum conveys lighthouse history and
    coastal culture

Logo Kystverkmusea
  • The Coastal Administration was established in 2008
  • Consists of Lindesnes Lighthouse museum, Tungenes lighthouse, Dalsfjord lighthouse museum, the Lofotmuseum and the Museums for recovery and coastal culture in Finnmark
  • Norways longest museum...
  • Documentation and about piloting services, lighthouse-and marking services, management of harbors, modern traffic surveillance and acute pollution
  • Link to the four others and The Coastal Administration
  • The etatmuseums job are to contribute to documentation, conservation, research and communication within the field of activityfield of the etat
Logo Tusenårsstedet i Vest-Agder
  • In 1998 Vest-Agder County Municipality decided that Lindesnes Lighthouse should be the Millenniumplace for the county
  • The Millenniumplace was opened in 2004
  • The Millennium Places shall build on to historical and cultural values, get inspiration from other cultures and represent values for the future
  • Nes Ironwork was selected as the Millenniumplace for Aust-Agder County

M/S Gamle Oksøy

  • Previously lighthouse researchship active from 1962–1996

  • Status as historical value ship

  • Used for different expeditions domestically and abroad.

  • Length: 41,42 meter

  • Width: 7,42 meters

  • Tonnage: 330 gross

Lindesnes Lighthouse seaweed

Algering Lindesnes

  • Info about macroalgae for food

  • The lighthousegarden under water

  • SeaweedFestival

  • Research Report NIFES

  • Feasibility study Norges Vel- wild harvesting of macroalgae for food