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Augustbryggo Visitors Centre

Address: Flatøyveien 38, 8850 Herøy Show map

Address: Flatøyveien 38, 8850 Herøy

In the Helgeland region, salmon farming has been a growing industry for over 40 years. Augustbryggo Visitors Centre on Herøy offers many insights into Norwegian aquaculture and fisheries, highlighting their historical development right up to the present.

Augustbryggo Visitors Centre often makes tailored programmes for various group visits, be they school children, professionals or travellers from abroad.

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Indoor tours of the centre are offered daily throughout the summer. Visits to the outdoor facility are offered at 1 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays during the summer, and otherwise by appointment. When you book, the programme may be tailored to your group’s wishes.

Indoor exhibition: The old wharf, where fishermen once brought their catch, has been beautifully restored. Photographs, fishing gear and production equipment document a bygone era. A Canadian documentary film shows the pioneering fish-farming industry of Herøy in the 1970s. The visitor centre also offers conference facilities and meeting rooms. Outdoor, there is a modern aquaculture facility. A knowledgeable guide explains the life cycle of the salmon, from spawn to fry, adult fish and salmon products. The guided tour highlights important factors and considerations for modern aquaculture.

Augustbryggo Visitor Centre is situated at Seløy on Herøy. To get there, drive north from the Flostad ferry quay to Seløy, about 13 km.
Address: Flatøyveien 38, 8850 Herøy

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