A brick lighthouse built in 1839 and a cast iron one built in 1938 are the tallest items on Jomfruland. The older tower is turned into a museum. Admittance is NOK 20.
There is a bird obseravtory manned by volunteers at the north end of Jomfruland, and several areas of bird reserves. Restrictions apply in the nesting season.
60 - 70 different species nest on Jomfruland, some of them rare.
Theodor Kittelsen was born in Kragerø 27 april 1857. http://www.olavsrosa.no/en/objektinfo.aspx?id=27607
Kittelsen and Erik Werenskold are known as the "typical norwegian" artists, famous for illustating norwegian folk tales. Here is an example: http://www.trollshop.net/trolls/kittelsen/.
His work is often mysterious, sometimes grotesque: http://www.darkest-destruction.com/darkness.html
Make your own waffles, pour your own coffee or take a soft drink from the fridge, and put the money in thr bowl on the counter :-)
The picture shows the cafe from the top of the old lighthouse.
During the summer there are cultural arrangements here with poetry and ballads.
If you do not have your own boat, you can get to Jomfruland by ferry a couple of times daily, or go by taxi boat. Leave your car in Kragerø; only residents are allowed to drive on the island.