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Ringve Museum

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Address: Lade Alle 60, Trondheim 7041, Norway
Phone Number: 73 87 02 80
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Ringve is a specialized museum dedicated to music and musical instruments....

Ringve is a specialized museum dedicated to music and musical instruments. During the summer season musical guides take you through music history with live demonstrations of historical instruments. Ringve is a country estate with buildings from the 1700s, 1800s and the 1900s. The museum is surrounded by botanical gardens.

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Interesting history.

This specialized museum is set amidst beautiful gardens (bring the camera). The focus here is on musical instruments, and there are many. Guides (music students) escort guests... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Ithaca, New York
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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This specialized museum is set amidst beautiful gardens (bring the camera). The focus here is on musical instruments, and there are many. Guides (music students) escort guests through the ground floor with simple demonstrations of the instruments on display, basically keyboard instruments. That part of the tour was O.K., but not great. The real beauty lies on the second floor... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i recently visited Ringve Museum in Trondheim. We enjoyed the visit and learned about and some traditional (Hardanger Fiddle) and non-traditional instruments. Last summer they had a severe fire and the manor house is undergoing major restoration. In its place they have temporary narrated tour. The tour was interesting, however, the self guided tour of their collection... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth getting the bus out to the Lade area, walking through the Botanic Gardens to this museum of musical instruments. There is a cafe here too for snacks. There are guided tours of the very old working instruments which the guides also play. (When we went the English tours were at 12 and 4) then upstairs there are displays of... More 

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Caddington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The visiut is best made with a guide who also play the historical instruments as well as bringing the people involved alive. Excellent!!

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Thank Alan P
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

If you have any passing interest in music and instruments, this is a must do ! It need some time to visit properly, as there is a lot to hold your attention

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Thank LaurentBourg
Derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The museum is situated on the hilly Lade peninsula, about 4km North East of the city centre. It is best to book a sight seeing trip if you want to see this museum. The museum has a big collation of musical instruments from all over the world. The house is situated on top of the botanical garden, which is free... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Museum has a vast collection of interesting musical instruments. Clear and concise audio guide, and great guided tour.

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

One of the places worth visiting if you are in Trondheim. The museum is wonderful with a lot of valuable and great instruments. There is a nice café (situated in the old stables) and during the season there are concerts in the concert hall - which used to be the cow-shed of the old farm. Around the museum is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I was there when it was snowing. I couldn't do it because it closes at 4pm. But the store they have before in the entrance is really nice. And the cafeteria is also really nice. I recommend you go by bus to don't waste time walking since it is a bit far from the town.

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The visit was pre ordered and I had no expectations before going here. It was great though. Guides told us about the history of the place, we had some time to walk around, then dinner with live music. Only nice people in the staff.

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