The Coastal Heritage Centre (Risør Kystkultursenter) is located in an old boatyard at Moen Trebåtbyggeri, 12 km outside Risør town, on the way to the E 18.
The boatyard has been operation since 1916. It provides an overview spanning a century of shipbuilding and boatbuilding, which was one of the main industries in the Risør area. Moen is a scenic area with several pleasant walks nearby.
Building of ships and boats has been a large and important industry in the Risør area. The Coastal Heritage Centre (Risør Kystkultursenter) provides an historical overview spanning a century of shipbuilding and boatbuilding. The centre is located in one of the old boatyards at Moen, a perfect setting to experience and learn about traditional boatbuilding craftsmanship.
Stepping inside the unique buildings you can sense the authentic atmosphere. There are two exhibitions here describing the history of the boatyard. Children can make their own toy boats in the workshop, and a rowing boat can be rented for a nice boat trip on the fjord.
For more information, take a look at their website and Facebook-page.