Borgarsyssel Museum

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Borgarsyssel Museum is a museum in Sarpsborg, Norway. It was built in 1924 and is situated at the ruins of the Medieval St. Nikolas Church from 1115.[1]

Borgarsyssel Museum

It was founded in 1921,[2] and named after Borgarsysla, the Old Norse name of Østfold county.[3] Since 1947 it has been the main county museum of Østfold.[2] Since 1 January 2006 it has been a part of Østfoldmuseet, which organizes all museums in the county.[4]


  1. ^ "St. Nikolas Kirkeruin Og Ruinparken". Ostfoldmuseene. Retrieved August 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Borgarsyssel Museum". Caplex (in Norwegian). Retrieved 11 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Borgarsysla". Caplex (in Norwegian). Retrieved 11 March 2009. 
  4. ^ "Om Østfoldmuseet" (in Norwegian). Østfoldmuseet. 8 November 2006. Retrieved 11 March 2009. 

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Coordinates: 59°16′42″N 11°07′25″E / 59.2784°N 11.1237°E / 59.2784; 11.1237