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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

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Address: Troldhaugveien 65, Bergen 5232, Norway
Phone Number: 55 92 29 92
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Enchanting residence of the composer Edvard Grieg and his wife, who lived...
Enchanting residence of the composer Edvard Grieg and his wife, who lived there every summer from 1885-1907.
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Fun and interesting trip outside Bergen

This outing is a great way to learn more about Grieg,and it's a lovely way to see more than just Bergen. It's fairly easy to catch a train to the nearest village, then (on a good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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High Point, NC
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High Point, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This outing is a great way to learn more about Grieg,and it's a lovely way to see more than just Bergen. It's fairly easy to catch a train to the nearest village, then (on a good day) a nice walk to the actual house. (There are bus tours as well, available at TI, that take you to the home, but... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I do and have always loved Edvard Grieg's music. When our cruise offered an excursion to visit his home and museum in Bergen, Norway, it was a simple choice to include as a major to do item. I was not disappointed. The home is undergoing renovation, but we still toured inside this charming old house at the edge of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

a lovely little museum showing Grieg's home in the outskirts of Bergen, a nice collection of details showing his rise from childhood to then end of his life - the setting is delightful and most tranquil, one can see why he chose the house. The staff are informed, welcoming and very helpful. A shame we weren't able to visit when... More 

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I always was a fan of Grieg and his music, and I love him even more now that I know his Great Grandfather emigrated to Norway from Scotland (and changed the spelling from Greig to Grieg so the locals could pronounce it!). The museum building it great, lots of pictures and lots of information. The house is charming, well maintained... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Lovely. I was fortunate to catch a concert for children that day. the house and museum was well maintained and the staff very helpful. English help was available and the tour was conducted in both English and Norwegian.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This was part of Cosmos tour to Bergen, Norway. Troldhaugen was the home of Edvard Grieg and his family. The small estate lies just outside the city of Bergen on landscaped grounds that roll gently down to the water in an area that is surprisingly peaceful and secluded. Grieg's composing cottage is still there and a small museum and concert... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Edward Grieg house is a very beautiful place. Surrounded by trees, flowers looks like from fairytale. Inside you can find a lot of things, which Edward Grieg used, with his famous piano. Near there is also concert hall, where is possible to listen piano concerts, of course with Grieg music. Must see it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Interesting museum. His hom was under renovation. Beautiful views of the lake. There was a room with a video accompanied by his musical masterpieces.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Troldhaugen was the home of Edvard Grieg and his family. The small estate lies just outside the city of Bergen on landscaped grounds that roll gently down to the water in an area that is surprisingly peaceful and secluded. Grieg's composing cottage is still there and a small museum and concert hall have been built on the grounds. On the... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is one of the prides of Bergen. Named after one of the most renowned personalities of Bergen, this museum should be a must place to visit while in Bergen.

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