Visit Minnehallen

The Seamen's Memorial Hall (Minnehallen) in Stavern is normally open from 15 May to 31 August, from 11.00 to 17.30 every day. Guided tours for groups off-season is possible if ordered in advance by sending an email to: Even when the interior is closed, the surroundings near the sea and architecture of the Memorial Hall make the visit a great experience. It is also possible to visit the memorial through a virtual tour here on this website through the photo galleries and the 360 degree view.

The Memorial

Det nasjonale aldershjem for sjømenn i Stavern (Sjømannshjemmet) has the responsibility of physical maintenance and visits to the Seamen's Memorial Hall.

The website is developed and maintained by the Centre for the History of Seafarers at War, at ARKIVET Peace and Human Rights Centre in Kristiansand. This includes the responsibilty of the historical information disseminated on this website.


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