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Address: Lade Alle 60, Trondheim 7041, Norway
Phone Number: 73 87 02 80
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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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Beautiful and Talented Guide

The Ringve Museum was excellent and with our beautiful and talented guide the experience was mage even more enjoyable. Even if you do not have a love of music and/or musical... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bruce H
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ringve Museum was excellent and with our beautiful and talented guide the experience was mage even more enjoyable. Even if you do not have a love of music and/or musical instruments, I am sure you will find this museum interesting.

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Richmond, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the Ringve Museum's vast and well displayed collection of musical instruments. Most surprising and delightful was our very talented guide who played the clavichord, harpsichord and piano as we went along.

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Thank Diana P
Ithaca, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

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 August 13, 2016

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 August 5, 2016

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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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Thank miaauret
Trondheim, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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