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The Norwegian Glacier Museum opened in 1991, and is an award-winning hands-on museum, situated in Fjaerland at the head of the Fjaerlandsfjord. The museum is the leading centre in Norway for dissemination of knowledge with regard to glaciers and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Fv152, Fjaerland 6848, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why didn’t my husband and I like this museum? We love museums of all sorts and were really looking forward to seeing the glaciers. But this expensive place let us down. A local said his son has been 20 times; It draws his attention like...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank bangsibear
Reviewed May 2, 2019

Small museum dedicated to the "workings"of glaciers,watch a short film(about 20 mins),take part on interactive exhibits related to ice masses,relax in its cafeteria,even go onto the rooftop for spectacular views,worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank IAN W
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Really interesting and informative area on glaciers and global warming, and you can go inside a glacier experience, which is fun for kids. You can also experiment with glacial ice

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lisa c
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is a very interactive museum with lots of information on geology, glaciers and the natural history of the area. As a bonus, the real glacier is just a few km up the highway

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lonelobster
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

This is the sort of museum that would keep children and adults amused! It’s very interactive, with you being able to take part in nearly every exhibit. Really quite small, we were probably only in there just over an hour, so not somewhere to plan...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

The displays were interesting, particularly about Otzi, the the Iceman discovered in 1991. Our ferry glacier tour didn't allow us enough time to give the museum justice but we did take the 'tip' to watch the movie--and that was a let down. It's basically a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We are on a tour and stopped here. I really enjoyed the movie and all the museums interactive exhibits, especially the ice screw. The walkthrough exhibit was a little scary, guess I never want to go in an ice cave! Very informative plaques too. Put...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 48lisas48
Reviewed August 31, 2018

As always people you meet can make your trip and the crew here was very funny.The movie on glaciers was pretty amazing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scitchie
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Very informative museum. Great display. The best bit was I could touch and feel a block of glacier ice. The movie was informative as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tigerliew88
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

The Glacier Musuem is in a fantastic location. It’s full of interactive screens and films exploring Glaciers in Norway. Fun for adults and children. Great value for money

Date of experience: August 2018
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jeannelamana
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Response from John B | Property representative |
Hello, Film has no language, it is more like a "flying in the nature" experience with wonderful music. Otherwise all Museum is presented in English language :)
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