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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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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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Guided tour is very good

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Trondheim, Norway
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Trondheim, Norway
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

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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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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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A rater unique collection of historical music instruments, but as such very provincial. Of scant interest for those who are not afficinados

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My wife and I like walking around European cities and found it a very pleasant 1-hour stroll from the centre of Trondheim to Ringve. What a great surprise! The setting is beautiful, on top of a hill and amid the Botanic Gardens, whilst the exhibits are well-displayed within charming traditional buildings. Many thanks to Mathieu for a very informative and... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I went with a colleague and we had the pleasure of having a private tour due to no other visitors. Our guide Eline was enthusiastic, funny and personable. The guides will play some of the instruments and it's truly a great experience. This museum is fun, interesting and not like anyhing I've experienced before. I highly recommend a visit!

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Essex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

As part of an excursion from the Nordnorge whilst docked at Trondheim, we visited the museum. The tall, slim male guide, had excellent verbal delivery with infectious enthusiasm for the subject matter. His speaking voice was "musical", and the visit was considerably enhanced by his tremendous ability in playing some of the old instruments. My only regrets are that no... More 

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Additional Information about Ringve Museum

Address: Lade Alle 60, Trondheim 7041, Norway
Phone Number: 73 87 02 80
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Central Norway  >  Sor-Trondelag  >  Trondheim Municipality  >  Trondheim
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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