Fjærland Glacier Museum is one of the most notable buildings by the Norwegian architect Sverre Fehn, and is majestically situated in Fjærland with views to its many glaciers; Bøyabreen, Suphellebreen and others. Sverre Fehn won both the Pritzker Architecture Prize and the Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal for the Glacier Museum.
In the village of Øye by the Norangsfjord lies one of Europe's most distinctive hotels. For generations it has been a favourite venue of European royalty, famous writers and mountaineers. Kaiser Wilhelm, King Oscar, Queen Maud and Princess Victoria; the authors Karen Blixen, Knut Hamsun and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; the composer Edvard Grieg, playwright Henrik Ibsen and the explorer Roald Amundsen, to mention but a few.