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Agder Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden

(+47) 3805 8620
Gimleveien 23, NO-4686 Kristiansand S
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Agder Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden (norwegian:Agder naturmuseum og botaniske hage, formerly Kristiansand Museum) is the only natural history museum on the Southern Coast of Norway, located in Kristiansand in Vest-Agder County. The museum was founded in 1828 as part of Kristiansand Katedralskole, named Kristiansand Museum.

Today the natural history museum and botanical garden is located in the former farm Gimle, where the museum is in the outhouse and the park is about botanical garden, while the main building in Gimle Gård also has a museum, part of Vest-Agder Museum. The museum's current exhibition space was opened by the then Crown Prince Harald 26 June 1990.

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