Most people know of the connection between Sandefjord and whales and the whaling industry. The fact that one of the world’s best-known vessels was built at Framnes in Sandefjord is lesser known.
Edvard Munch's life in Åsgårdstrand
Edvard Munch spent most of his time in Åsgårdstrand between 1889 and 1905. He continued to come back for longer and shorter periods of time after 1905, but not as often as before. The house continued to be in his ownership until he died in 1944.