Sites, museums and displays where you can relive the stories of strandings and learn more about the way of life on the coast between Thyborøn and Hvide Sande.
FLYVHOLM RESCUE STATION
Flyvholm Rescue Station is an unmanned exhibit operated by Lemvig Museum. The door is locked to protect the exhibit from the harsh climate. Please ring telephone (+45) 96 90 98 38 for the access code to the door.
The rescue station is open for visitors all year round between 09:00 and 19:00.
The aim of The Iron Coast is to tell the story of the strandings that occurred on the stretch of coast between Thyborøn and Hvide Sande at the very locations where the dramatic events took place.
The complete learning materials include:
Flyvholm Rescue Station
The Iron Coast app
The website http://www.jernkysten.dk.
The Iron Coast is produced by Lemvig Museum in co-operation with Strandings Museum St. George, Ringkøbing-Skjern Museum and Meaning Making Experience (MMEx).
The Iron Coast was made possible with donations from:
Meaning Making Experience
Thanks to the enthusiastic co-creators who helped with the development and realisation of the learning materials.
We would like to thank the following for their contribution: Fjaltring-Trans Lokalhistoriske Arkiv, Kystdirektoratet, Lemvig Kommune, Library of Congress, Lokalarkivet for Thyborøn-Harboøre, Lokalhistorisk arkiv for Klinkby og Omegn, Marstal Søfartsmuseum, Martin Hansen, Martin Rønn, Shareplay, State Library of Victoria, The National Library of New Zealand, Valdemar Langer, Visit Lemvig-Thyborøn, Bovbjerg Fyr, Bodil Selmer, Simon Ternowitz.
Lemvig Museum 2013-2018
Jernkysten Rescue Games
Experience the west coast of Jutland through two entertaining games. Rescue the distressed seamen in the rescue boat, or try firing the rocket to help the stranded ships!