The season 2017


Photo: Espen Mills/Norsk Villakssenter

Season 2017 from May 1th to September 30th. 

Open daily.

May 1th - May 31th 12:00 - 20:00
June 1th - June 30th 10:00 - 20:00
July 1th- August 31th 10:00 - 20:00
September 1th - September 30th        12:00 - 20:00
   

 

The Norwegian Wild Salmon Centre is a visiting centre and exhibition about the Atlantic salmon, located in beautiful Lærdal in Sogn and Fjordane, on the banks of the River Lærdalselvi, one of the most well-known Salmon River in Norway. Here you will learn about the history of the Atlantic salmon and traditions associated with it. A Museum with films and stories about how the English lords game to Lærdal and started sports fishing in the 1850’s!

You can observe wild salmon and sea-trout in the 20 metre long observatory (aquarium) so close that you can almost touch the fish! Find out the difference between salmon and sea trout’s and catch up award winning film, telling you the story about the struggling life for a salmon. 

 

Ticket includes:

Exhibition area: ”Walking on your own”. Display in four languages: Norwegian, English, German, and French. Old films and slideshow.

Film:”The fight for life” Lasts 22min – about the life of the Atlantic salmon – seen through the eyes of mother salmon! ”Five languages: Norwegian, English, German, French and Japanese. 

Free access to "Sogn Artcenter", which is located in the same building.

 

Prices                   
Adults NOK 90,-
Children 0 - 5 years Free
Children 6-16 years NOK 60,-
Family* NOK 220,-
Senior/students NOK 70,-

 * Two adults and two children 6-16 years

 

Group prices               

With booking (min 15 pers) NOK 70,-
Without booking (min 10 person) NOK 75,-
Children 6-16 år NOK 60,-
   

 

Guided tour

We offer private guiding in English - contact us for price and information


Parking
Free parking 50 meters from main entrence.

 

Busses
Drive-in for busses for arrival and boarding.

 

Fasiliteter

The centre is well suited for everyone, also for wheelchairs.



Visiting centre with gift shop, Lærdal Touristinformation and the local cafe – “Laksen”.
The shop offer souvenirs and varied range of Nordic products, postcard and travel books. 
The cafe serves coffee, tea and refreshments. Cakes and snacks. Small lunches. 
Capacity 50 inside. Plus outside tables. Ask for group menu. 
No of toilets: 6, 1 for disabled


Distance to Lærdal
From Flåm (via Lærdal tunnel): 40km – aprox 40min 
From Flåm - via Aurland and the ”snow road”: 50km – aprox 60min. 
From Skjolden harbour-(one ferry) 95km – aprox 2 hours.
From Bergen – 200km. From Oslo 320km (Road E16)
More information - www.sognefjord.no
Telephone:  - +47 915 51 043 - post@norsk-villakssenter.no

Norwegian Wild Salmon Centre

6886 LÆRDAL
+47 915 51 043
post@norsk-villakssenter.no

We are here
Experience the wild salmon up close
A memorable experience of the salmon world