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Jernaldergarden - Iron Age Farm at Ullandhaug

Jernaldergarden is a re-constructed iron-age farm at Ullandhaug, just 3 kilometers from central Stavanger. You can look around, and on Sundays there are often demonstrations of various old skills and food cooked on the open fire.
It is connected to the Archeological Museum, and you can go there free after a visit here.

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Sited not far from modern blocks of apartments, this iron-age site has been largely restored. Long buildings for people and animals, with stone walls and turf roof. Sunday is often the best day to come, when various old skills are demonstrated and you can try them out yourself.  Children love making and decorating clay pots, or making wool thread, for example.  There may also be food cooked on the open fire.  There are good views from the hill just above the farm.
A few minutes walk away is Ullandhaug tower with great views for many miles around; Sormarka woodland that has good paths and orienteering; and the botanical gardens (Botanisk Hage).
Map reference:
Kartblad 1212IV Stavanger, 103 386
By car:
From central Stavanger take the motorway south one stop, get off where the E39 joins. Right at roundabout (E39 Bergen) then left lane and turn left at next roundabout, up Ullandhaugveien. Go past the tower and start down the hill the other side. Jernaldergarden is beside the road on the right side.
Beside the entrance
By bus
Local bus 4B from Stavanger Sentrum

Distance from Stavanger: 3 km

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Travel time from Stavanger:
10 minutes by car
15 by bus
Duration of the visit:
Half an hour, or much longer if there are skills or food to try
Toilets - close to the car parking
food available sometimes, on Sunday
Kids verdict:
Fun to try making things, scary dark going into some of the rooms
See also:
Ullandhaug tower
Sormarka woodland walks
around Ullandhaug walk
Botanical gardens (Botanisk Hage)
Three Swords Monument
Bronze Age Rock Carvings at Revheim
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