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Ringve Museum

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Address: Lade Alle 60, Trondheim 7041, Norway
Phone Number: 73 87 02 80
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Ringve is a specialized museum dedicated to music and musical instruments...
Ringve is a specialized museum dedicated to music and musical instruments. During the summer season musical guides take you through music history with live demonstrations of historical instruments. Ringve is a country estate with buildings from the 1700s, 1800s and the 1900s. The museum is surrounded by botanical gardens.
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Even if you are not a music person,this place is amazing. Very well presented in a great setting with good views of the city. The displays themselves are extensive covering all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Even if you are not a music person,this place is amazing. Very well presented in a great setting with good views of the city. The displays themselves are extensive covering all aspects of music through the ages.

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Bryne, Norway
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Everyone should visit this museum. It is outstanding in many ways. The guides are excellent and demonstrate many of the instruments.

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Eastern Norway, Norway
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125 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A great museum for old musical instruments. Unfortunately, badly damaged in a fire in august 2015. It is not sure when the museum will open, please visit the museums homepage for details.

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Tacoma, Washington
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Interesting history of music in Norway. Great collection of instruments and very well informed tour guides.

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Trondheim, Norway
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Musical museum that exists because a widow started collecting musical instruments. With a musical guide telling anecdotes this is well worth a visit. The botanical gardens are nice as well if the weather is OK:

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We arrived the museum to be greeted with a small choir of girls singing.It was hauntingly beautiful. Johanna was our guide in the museum and she played the instruments and sang a traditional Norwegian song as a finale. Her enthusiasm,excellent English and knowledge made what I had expected to be fairly dull visit come to life. I will remember her... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were there in May during our department meeting here in Trondheim. We were there around 7pm so the garden was not available for viewing. We rather opted for a museum visit with our dinner. The museum has interesting collection of musical instruments. Our guide was so good and she also plays some pieces to us using some of the... More 

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Skien
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The museum displays about 2 000 different musical instruments in a nice exhibition. Do not miss the botanical garden next to the museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We could have spent DAYS in this amazing museum but we only had a few hours before our flight left. We didn't have time to wait for the guided tour in English, so one of the museum guides, Carina, suggested we go on the tour in Nowegian, which she just happened to be leading. We don't speak Norwegian, but Carina... More 

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

There were 2 parts to my visit to the Ringve museum. Firstly, it was the exhibiton in the main building. Do borrow the audio guide as it is included in the price of the ticket and will greatly enhance your visiting experience. The instruments are preserved well and they have very interesting history. If you do come in summer, you... More 

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