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Address: Vigeveien 22 b | Kongsgård, Kristiansand 4632, Norway
Phone Number: +47 38 10 26 90
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: Open-air museum with approx. 40 Antiquated buildings. Bygaden (old town...
Open-air museum with approx. 40 Antiquated buildings. Bygaden (old town street), Vest-Agder tunet (old yard) and Setesdalstunet. Miniature model town based on old buildings in Kristiansand. Walk down the old town street, allow the children to play with old-fashioned toys or run around in peaceful surroundings. Eat your sandwiches on a bench or enjoy a cup of coffee and a waffle at Consul Morch's Pavilion.
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We took a city bus to get here and luckily the bus driver stopped and pointed us in the right direction! After a short walk, we actually entered through the exit but no one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Mobile, Ala.
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We took a city bus to get here and luckily the bus driver stopped and pointed us in the right direction! After a short walk, we actually entered through the exit but no one seemed to mind. We found our way to the entrance, paid our fee and started exploring the 40 buildings featured in this open-air museum. The oldest... More 

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Eva H, Resepsjonssjef at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this review

How nice to read that you found your way to the museum without any problems and that you enjoyed your visit. Please come agaon any time. Best regards, Eva More 

Sandnes, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This museum is a small treat in Kristiansand. It displayes both a zoological and botanical exhibition. But the most interesting is the old villa Gimle Gård (built 1797). It is surrounded by a nice park.

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Eva H, Resepsjonssjef at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this review

Hi, we are pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit to Gimle Gård. Best regards, Eva More 

Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

not a review, just complaints on: difficulty getting info in english, house closes early September, no info on how to get there. this place needs a public relations person !

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Eva H, Resepsjonssjef at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this review

I am sorry that you had a difficulties finding us. This is a listing that should not be active. Our name is Kristianand museum, and you can read about us at www.vestagdermuseet.no I do hope you will come back for a better experience another time. Best regards Eva More 

Flemington, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

By all means, pay a visit to the 'outdoor museum' and collection of 'homes' that were used hundreds of years ago. At least a half a dozen really well preserved and displayed habitats to explore. Nice photo ops.

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Eva H, Resepsjonssjef at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Kristiansand museum. Happy to hear you found the visit interesting and worth recommending to others. Best regards, Eva More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

On a recent cruise to Norway I had the opportunity to visit this museum. There are lots of historical interest there. we had a guide to give us info on all exhibits. I would recommend a visit to this museum.

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Eva H, Front Office Manager at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review the museum as well as for recommending us. We appreciate that and are happy to see that you enjoyed your visit. Best regards, Eva More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Wan`t really looking forward to this attraction,but what a surprise.The guide was superb and she made the experience come alive .Very,very interesting.Would liked to have spent another hour there.Highly recommended.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Very intersting collection of old rural buildings in beautiful forest situation. Spent a couple of hours walking round and enjoying the architecture and other displays such as crafts and living paraphenalia inside some of the buildings. We travelled to and from there on public buses. Small cafe too.

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Eva H, Front Office Manager at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for ypur nice review. It is always nice when our guests enjoy their visit. Best regards, Eva More 

Fosnavåg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We got a guided tour of the appealing and special house. A lot of history to take in, very interesting. In the park we enjoyed to feed dandelion leaves to the chicken from Agder Fjøra, and to walk among the plants, in the tree trunks you can watch the small houses for both birds and bats!

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The Villages, Florida
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We arrived by ship and landed in this quaint city. As we only had several hours to tour the area, we joined a coach tour and travelled to see various parts of the city and surrounding residential areas. We then travelled to Sogne and Hollen to visit a fishing village with its colorful houses and the small harbor. The last... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Its small but full of information but dont try to spand whole day here , its not going to happend because it is a very small mueum

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Eva H, Front Office Manager at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our museum. Best regards, Eva More 

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Address: Vigeveien 22 b | Kongsgård, Kristiansand 4632, Norway
Phone Number: +47 38 10 26 90
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Kristiansand
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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