Øygarden Aquaculture Centre

Experience salmon first hand! Øygarden aquaculture centre is a modern facility for production of salmon and trout - and you can come visit.

A speedy trip in a RIB will take you to the fish farm, where our guide will show you around and tell you how the production takes place - from egg to finished product.

Fish farming in Øygarden

Sea and ocean-related industries are a natural part of the economy in Øygarden, and they play a great part in the forming of the municipalitys identity, history and traditions. Fish farming is an important part of this, and you can come with us to the fish farm situated on the fjord just outside the museum. Start the visit at the museum, where you can learn how the idea of farming salmon and trout started around 1850, and how it developed into the industry fish farming is today. Complete the visit with seeing the facilites first hand.

Tours on week days at 12 and 13 May-August

Tours depart monday-friday at 12.00 and 13.00 from May-August. Due to high demand on these tours we recommend contacting us ahead of time to make sure we have availability. Phone: +47 53006140 or mail: kystmuseet@museumvest.no 

Off sesaon visits

It is possible to schedule a visit outside the official opening hours. Contact us to make an appointmenet: kystmuseet@museumvest.no