The Iron Age Farm at Ullandhaug

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  • Attraction The Iron Age Farm
  • Address Ullandhaug (Stavanger)
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The excavation in 1967 and 1968 of some mounds at Ullandhaug brought to the light the rest of a Iron Age farmstead. About 15 years later, in 1972, according with the new knowledge about prehistoric house constructions three wooden buildings with roofs made of peat and bark were erected on their original site. The Iron Age Farm or Jernaldergården, is open from late May to late September with people dressing and cooking in old fashion also using the original hearths.
Iron Age people at Jæren on the southern coast, utilized the rounded rocks strewn throughout the area along with sparsely available logs and sod, to build longhouses with room for animals at the one end and their owners on the other. The exterior walls were covered with stones to keep out the cold. There’s a plenty of buses passing from there because the site is near the university but you can go also with your car. The site is located about 3 Km from Stavanger downtown.

See you there or if you are curious and cannot go there now, you can buy the nice video on the Stavanger region at our shop.

Special thanks to: Norway Powered by nature

© 2017 – Angelo Giammarresi

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