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Tromso Museum

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Address: Lars Thoringsvei 10, Tromso 9037, Norway
Phone Number: 77-64-50-00
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Good to understand local culture

It is the University museum, rather poor but still interesting as gives you a genuine view of local culture and the its original inhabitant: the Sami people. A little more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Reinaldo N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the University museum, rather poor but still interesting as gives you a genuine view of local culture and the its original inhabitant: the Sami people. A little more investment from the community would do good

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Winchester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spend several hours at the museum ... liked the presentations on early settling, Sammi culture etc. Nicely presented exhibits !

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Special section about the Sami people .with a lot of data and unique photos Intersting exebitions Very Good Museum

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tromsø museum is easy reached by bus no 37, frequently going from the city center. The exhibits are about nature and animals, as well as history and culture of Sami people. Ok museum for a rainy day.

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Georgetown, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to tour Tromso on our own and took the city bus to this museum. There is information about the artic area and the Sami people, native to the area. It is a small museum so it doesn't take long but worth a visit just to learn about the Sami.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

This was a fantastic museum - we spent nearly 3 hours there getting a good feel for the area. Our favourite part (father and two sons, aged 11 and 17) was meeting and talking with the young student in the Sami hut in the museum grounds. Thank you, Ulva, for taking the time to chat and telling us about Sami... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

If you want to get a feel about the origins of the city of Tromso and the surrounding area, this is the best place to start. The Tromso Museum is kitted out like a traditional museum but has some modern parts with a bit of interactivity for younger and less academic visitors (myself included). Information is in both Norwegian and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Tromso Museum is a place where you can get the information about the arctic circle animals and life. You will see many fossilized animals include the pole bear. Nice place to visit and enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We walked here and found a very interesting museum with helpful staff. Thought we would have lunch here but the cafe was not fully open so a biscuit bar and coffee had to do. The exhibits very interesting especially about the Sami people.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I thought this museum was great! The exhibitions are interactive, well laid out and easily accessible. Their Saami exhibitions are excellent, as are all their other exhibitions! They had a wonderful temporary exhibit on birds and a fascinating story-based exhibit on women in the second world war. I can't wait to return one day.

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