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Address: Lars Thoringsvei 10, Tromso N-9037, Norway
Phone Number: 77-64-50-00
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Nightlife

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As anything and everything in Norway has something that would hold you,Museum also does the same trick. The Museum is a small but place with abandon amount of information. Take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Oman
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

As anything and everything in Norway has something that would hold you,Museum also does the same trick. The Museum is a small but place with abandon amount of information. Take walk through the streets and enjoy way side shopping also.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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45 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

It may be small in size but this is the largest museum inside the Arctic Circle! There's something for everyone. This diverse museum contains an eclectic mix of local geology, religious artefacts, information about arctic expeditions and wildlife and a fantastic exhibition about Sami culture. In fact there actually two exhibitions about the Sami culture and, for me, these were... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This small museum is incrediebly iformative if you want to learn morw about Arctic, life in that area and expeditions that were taken to give us more knowledge about that region. Interesting presenattions.

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England
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208 reviews 208 reviews
22 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Museum focuses on the biological and social complexity of northern Norway. Excellent ground fllor display on changing bio diversity of the region and the impact of humans and climate change. Well explained in Norwegian and English. Upstairs two displays consider the culture and politics of the indigenous peoples and their difficult, arguably challenging relationship with the rest of Norway. Interesting,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A bit out of town but unmissable, this museum is a short bus ride away from the city centre, and on the way you'll pass some great beaches - even if they're almost freezing. The museum's collection is very impressive and is amazingly organised, with detailed information on every aspect of life in the city and surrounding areas. The wildlife,... More 

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Worcester, MA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Interesting and engaging but not so easy to get to by public transportation. Had we known we'd have taken a taxi. The explanations for the various exhibits were not always in English or were only briefly summarized in English. After all it is Norway; I should neither expect nor want English to dominate. Still, sometimes I didn't get as much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

A joyful bike away from the city center, this museum is full of wonders for you to explore the incredible Sami Culture. Artifacts, clothes and of course a very nice souvenir shop will keep your attention for at least an hour or two.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I took the city bus to/from and had no difficulty getting to the Tromso Museum. I found most of the exhibits interesting. I spent about 2 hours there and read a great deal of the information provided. It was well worth the visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This museum is quite a way out of town so worth getting the bus no. 37) or face quite a long walk (around 3km). The content of the museum is varied and interesting. At the top of the stairs on the first floor none of the displays are in English and this theme continued throughout half of the museum. In... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The museum is outside the city but very interesting. You can learn a lot about the saami culture and living.

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