Thor Heyerdahl

  • About Thor Heyerdahl

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  • Expeditions

    The expeditions have been many and adventurous!

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  • Heritage of the world and Unesco

    In May 2011, the Thor Heyerdahl Archives were added to UNESCO's "Memory of the World" Register. Currently, this list includes 238 collections from all over the world. The Heyerdahl Archives span th...

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  • Official opening of the childhood home

    The official opening of Thor Heyerdahl’s childhood home in Steingata 7, Larvik, took place in October 2011.

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  • Distinctions

    The list of distinctions is long and impressive, bearing witness to the footsteps left by Thor Heyerdahl and his work.

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  • Books

    Countless books have been written about Thor Heyerdahl and his life.

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  • Biographies

    Many biographies have been written about Thor Heyerdal during the years.

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  • Films

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  • Thor Heyerdahl videregående skole (sixth form college)

    Thor Heyerdahl Videregående Skole (sixth form college) is in Larvik. It used to consist of several school sites spread around Larvik Municipality, but was collected onto one site from 17 August 200...

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  • Nansen-class frigates

    Larvik’s «adopted child» is now ready for service with the Norwegian navy. The vessel was delivered from the shipyard in Spain in January 2011.

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