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Tromso Museum

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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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Interesting museum

We visited the Polar Musuem the day before and there is a discount if you visit the Tromso Musuem on the same day. The man asked if we had been to the Polar Musuem and we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Boulder, Colorado
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum offers excellent exhibits of historical significance to the northern Norway region. The Sami exhibit is very informative.

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Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We visited the Polar Musuem the day before and there is a discount if you visit the Tromso Musuem on the same day. The man asked if we had been to the Polar Musuem and we explained we had but the previous day then he asked what we had seen and gave us the discount which was fantastic. We learnt... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Overall this feels like a local museum designed for local families. After reading reviews here, I am sorry that we missed the Sami tent outside. I don't know if it was there because my companions were in a great hurry to get out of here and go back to Tromso to see other things! I was on a Holland America... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We opted to walk from Tromso following the tourist information map. A quiet stroll through residential area but with views of the fjord and mountains. We went on a July Saturday which meant there was only self service drinks available, no food. We should have brought some food with us as the forest park is next door. We got the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The museum is about 30min walking from the city centre if you're a fast walker. Bus 37 goes every 30min on weekdays. If you've been to the polar museum you can tell about what you've seen and get 50% discount. If you haven't been yet. Just buy the double ticket. Both musea are worth your time and money. There is... More 

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Humboldt County, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This museum presents many aspects of the North, both the history of its peoples and also much of nature that can be found there. There is special coverage of the indigenous Sami who live across the northern parts of Scandinavia regardless of borders. As you might expect, the museum is full of historical and natural objects as well as many,... More 

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New Mills, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

In all our visits in Northern Norway this time we have heard about the Sami but this museum gave us the depth of understanding of the history and the lives of the Sami people and how their lives and culture fit into the life of Norway. We learnt so much about the modern people, their education, language and politics. It... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Tromso University Museum is 2.5km from the city center. The detailed exhibitions are so interesting about the Samir people, Artic wildlife, Viking longhouse and medieval church art. There is also a full scale dinosaur. I would have liked more exhibits to have English explanations but this did not distract from the visit too much. This place is a must... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Tromsø Museum offers different rooms where tourists can be delighted with a excellent explanation from Northern Lights to the Sami culture back on time. Important to mention the reference to the room of Samis after the WWII, where one can get a really good impression about all the rough time that they suffered. Don't hesitate to create your own northern... More 

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Oman
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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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Address: Lars Thoringsvei 10, Tromso N-9037, Norway
Phone Number: 77-64-50-00
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Troms  >  Tromso

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