Sandstad Terminal

At the Sandstad Terminal the museum presents the history of modern Norwegian aquaculture in a local, national and global perspective. A guided tour to a fish farm out at sea, departing from Sandstad, provides a practical look at aquaculture.

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The Terminal building also houses Hitra Turistservice and Kafé Sjøsprøyt. This is the region’s main traffic junction with three daily arrivals of the express boat from the cities Trondheim and Kristiansund.

Opening hours

  • Monday – Friday: 09.00 – 19.00
  • Saturday:13.00 - 17.00
  • Sunday: 11.00 – 19.00
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Experience Aquaculture

From Sandstad you can join a guided tour to a fish farm. A speedboat will take you out to the fish farm and let you experience aquaculture up close.

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Aquaculture Pioneer Exhibition

In the Sandstad Terminal you will find an exhibition presenting 18 different pioneers, each with their unique story.

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Getting there

Address: Hamneveien, 7246 Sandstad


By car
Follow road 714 in the direction of Hitra. Turn right at the first roundabout after the undersea tunnel. Approximate driving time from Trondheim: 2 hours.

By boat

Sandstad has three daily departures to both Trondheim and Kristiansund on weekdays.

By bus
Route 320 from Trondheim has one bus departing to Hitra on weekdays. The bus stops outside the terminal building. Route 320 also has one departure from Frøya to Sandstad.

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