Namdal Museum has displays on local history, including the typical wooden sailing boats of the area, and is – hold on to your hat – 'Norway's only museum featuring exhibits of hospital equipment presented in chronological order'. Love it.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Trøndelag attractions

1. Lysstøperiet

0.33 MILES

Geir Arne Opdahl and Mona Nordfjellmark have converted a former train shed into an artisan-scale candle factory where they fashion around 15 tonnes of…

2. Rock City

1.07 MILES

The large white cube is a temple to rock and roll – and homage to the disproportionately large numbers of artists from Namsos who have made it big on the…

3. Norsk Sagbruksmuseum

1.67 MILES

If you're interested in wood chopping and chipping, take a guided tour around this tribute to an important local industry. Over the bridge, 4km east of…

4. Norveg

28.38 MILES

Architecturally exciting and resembling a sailing ship, Norveg recounts 10,000 years of coastal history through a variety of media, including an…