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Address: Bud sentrum, Bud 6430, Norway
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+47 915 10 526

Restored German coastal fort from World War II with command centre, cannon...

Restored German coastal fort from World War II with command centre, cannon positions, sickbay and water reservoir built into the rock. In addition to the 350 Germans, Bud was home to 150 Russian and Polish POWs during World War II. The fort has a view of the whole of the Hustadvika bay, the shipping lanes to alesund, Molde and Kristiansund as well as the fishing villages of Bjornsund and Ona.

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War history from WWII

An old artillery estabilshed during WWII by the German occupants. This fortress was guarding the entrance to Molde and fjords witrhin

Reviewed 26 July 2016
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Bud is a nice place to visit, in my young days we use to visit Bud to chase the girls, that time Bud had only a Cafe, a bakery and a gas station. Today you can find 3 places to eat, even Mix kjosk have nice food. Ergan is a must to visit, a major resturation have been don and... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

An old artillery estabilshed during WWII by the German occupants. This fortress was guarding the entrance to Molde and fjords witrhin

Thank Dan-Erik D
Asker, Norway
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Spectacular view with a WW2 history. Museum with war artifacts. You can walk/climd the remnants of the fortress. There is a risk of falling/sliding so don't let kids run all over the place.

Thank TorKr
Byron Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

great outdoor museum which we loved and the views are stunning as well - you can imagine how the place was operated and travel back in time

Thank Lucie B
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

While visiting the region, our hosts arranged a tour for us, even though the museum didn't appear to be open that day. The museum is well set up, and tells the story of the German occupation of Bud during the second world war. The bunkers are set up with information about people who lived in the area at the time.... More 

Thank John S
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 20 September 2014

I have visited Ergan many times over the years and seen it change from old ruins to a renovated and well run museum. It gives a glimpse of what the "war" was like for the people of Norway for the 5 years the Germans had settled as occupants and "lords" in my homeland. The fort shows how strategically important the... More 

Thank HildegunnAR
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Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

A nice insight onto German fortifications as coming from England we have only ever seen the British side of world war 2 construction.

Thank SilverSurfer030871
Alesund, Norway
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

Ergan coastal fort (HKB 17/976 Bud) is located in Bud Fræna municipality in Møre og Romsdal. The fortress was founded by German troops during the period from April 1941 to 1945 as part of the Atlantic Wall, and became operational in autumn 1942. Atlantic Wall was to protect the continent and Norway against the British, and later American, attacks. Ergan... More 

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