Steilneset minnested (Steilneset Memorial)
Steilneste Memorial is situated close to the shore of the windswept barren land south of Vardøhus Fortress and southwest of Vardø town centre. The memorial consists of two parts: a 125m long structure on piles and a black glass cube. It is built to commemorate the 91 people who died during the local witch-hunts of the 17th century.
Year of construction
Peter Zumthor, Louise Bourgeois
Norwegian Public Roads Administration
Construction System / Materials
Wood, steel, glass, woven fabric
Arx, Serge von: ”Møter med fortiden”, Arkitekturårbok 2012. Oslo 2012.