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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

Address: Troldhaugveien 65, Bergen 5232, Norway
Phone Number: 55 92 29 92
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Ranked #7 of 55 Attractions in Bergen
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Enchanting residence of the composer Edvard Grieg and his wife, who lived there every summer from...
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Type: Historic Sites, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Enchanting residence of the composer Edvard Grieg and his wife, who lived there every summer from 1885-1907.

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West Hempstead, NY
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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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Warren, Massachusetts
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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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Pinole, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Go for the view that inspired this brilliant composer. Listen to the interpretation of the musicians who have studied this unique master. If you're familiar with some of the music you'll be pleasantly surprised by a new sound and rhythm. If you're not familiar with any of the music you'll be wonderfully entertained by a vast array of joy, sorrow,... More 

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St.Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Beautiful place, lots of interesting things about this great composer. It's easy to see how the place inspired magnificent music. This place has a nice shop but what's most important is you can learn about the man and his family. Very strongly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The grounds of Grieg's House and studio are wonderfully peaceful and beautiful, with a spectacular view of a fjord. We attended a piano recital in the small concert Hall that has the same fjord view. Fantastic!!

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had mixed feelings about our visit to Troldhausen. It is very much a tourist run-a-round and we were surrounded by lots of folks who wanted to take a picture… buy a souvenir… to use the toilet facilities and to have a coffee in a short period of time and the rush, rush, rush seemed to detract from the wonderful... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A great place to spend an hour or two if you have more than one day in Bergen. It's a scenic, very peaceful location, nicely laid out. The house museum is small but informative. It was nice to see the cabin where he wrote his compositions.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Villa was built in 1885, and the couple lived there the last 22 summers of Edvard Grieg’s life. Troldhaugen became a museum in 1928 and includes Grieg’s Villa, the composer’s hut and the Grieg couple’s gravesite as well as a modern museum building and the concert hall Troldsalen, a chamber music hall seating 200 people. Troldsalen is the centre... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

great morning at the museum. learned a lot about grieg. it is easy to see why he lived at this location. the museum was interesting but i enjoyed the walking around his home. the concert was excellent, the pianist appeared passionate about the music.

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