Museum in Skien

Henrik Ibsenmuseet

Author, playwright and so-called 'Father of Modern Drama' Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien on 20 March 1828. In 1835 the family fell on hard times and moved out to the farm Venstøp, 5km north of Skien, where they stay…
Factory in Skien

Porsgrund Porselænsfabrikk

In Porsgrunn, just south of Skien, is one of Norway's best-known and longest-running porcelain factories. You can book a tour to see artisans painting the famous 'straw' pattern, done with the finest of brushes, or …