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Stavanger Museum is a museum of natural and cultural history established in 1877, located in the Norwegian city Stavanger. The museum's collections consist of several departments: the department of zoology, the department for cultural history (which also includes custodianship of the royal residence Ledaal).Use our Stavanger holiday builder app to arrange your visit to Stavanger Museum and other attractions in Stavanger.
Departments include the Stavanger Museum of Natural History, Stavanger Maritime Museum, Norwegian Children's Museum, Norwegian Printing Museum, Stavanger School Museum, Stavanger Art Museum, and Norwegian Canning Museum.
Stavanger Museum reviews
This was the city museum and fitting the families with kids. As there own spaces and exhibitions for the kids. It is really catering for learning and playfulness. Therefore, there some exhibitions..... more »
There is lots to see in this museum. Great old building filled with diverse displays. Well worth the visit more »
Great Museum for the family! The children's museum is a part of this. They have a fantastic play area that my daughters loved. The rest of the museum has a lot of historical exhibits, which is what you would expect. Bonus, you get in free to other museums on the same day and half price the next day. So if you plan well, you can get a great deal out of it.
Nice museum to visit, especially with kids. There is a small virtual reality exhibit that lets you follow along with the migratory flight of seagulls. Both our kids and us parents enjoyed that small exhibit. There's also a cool/weird exhibit where they project 3D holograms in a room of various animal skulls with human faces projected onto them which are singing. Interesting. There's also a doll making experience whichever my boys enjoyed but girls would likely enjoy even more. Most, but not all, exhibits have English in addition to Norwegian text. Anyway, a nice museum overall. Also, paid entry into this museum allows free same day entry into one (or more?) other museums in the area.
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