Sights at the Inner fortress - Fredriksten fortress - Halden - Visit Østfold

Sights at the Inner fortress

Exhibitions and sceneries inside Fredriksten!

Every day during summer, between June 1 - August 31, you can experience the different and exicting exhibitions in the fortress museums. Here you will find exhibitions about fortress,town and war history, and even Norway's oldest bakery and brewery!

 

Exhibition of War History

 

In the old prison in the eastern curtain wall there is an exhibition of Haldens' history of war from the 1600s to the Second World War.
Here you may read the story of Karl XII's death in 1718, and the theories about the bullet which killed him.


The exhibition "On the Run" is an exhibition which details the extensive movement of refugees in the area during World War II.

 

There's also a lot of other sights and places to visit, such as monuments, cannons and views over the city.

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