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Lars Thoringsvei 10, Tromso 9037, Norway
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

The exhibition in the museum was very interesting. It reflected the warmth of the people and the colours found in the black and white landscape.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Abintah Z
Reviewed April 9, 2019

We stopped at the museum as part of an excursion booked through our cruise ship. It's a small, but very interesting museum. We stayed with our tour guide who focused on the Sami exhibition which was fascinating and sad in many ways - much like...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2019

Lots of interesting artifacts and exhibits but a bit of a challenge for one who does not read Norwegian well.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

So much is in the world we do not know. Learning about other cultures and what made us brings one to a humble admition we all are creatures of love, pride, dignity, gumption and dreams.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

This is a university based museum with some great exhibitions and information and a large Sami exhibition which is protected but I would have liked to see it structured a little better for the tourist,around the precise history through time of Tromso itself

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephen H
Reviewed February 20, 2019

My husband, daughter and I spent a few hours browsing and interacting with a variety of exhibits. The live insects and creepy crawlies was a real surprise, and at the same time so interesting to see. We enjoyed the explanation of the Northern Lights, probably...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

Worth the 3km walk (or a bus ride) out to the Museum. There is a lot of information regarding the area, and a big exhibition on the Sami history and culture.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

We came here as part of a tour off our cruise boat so our guide explained the exhibits since several were only titled in Norwegian. We only toured the natural history (lots of stuffed animals) and Sami galleries, but they were well done and informative....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

I am afraid to say there is not much to look at if you are English, Norwegian writing mostly, the Northern Lights floor was the only interesting part and there was not much of that. Personally not worth the £12 each entry fee, with nothing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

Good place to spend an hour or two before flight back to the UK and get out of the snow. Loved the section on Early human migrations into to Scandinavia.

Date of experience: February 2019
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