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Stavanger Museum

Musegata 16, Stavanger 4010, Norway
+47 51 84 27 00
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A Fishy Affair

The Norwegian Canning Museum is a former canning factory. It showcases everything from the racks... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2016
Northampton, United Kingdom
Very good.

This is an amazing place! They have the most impressive collection of stuffed birds and animals... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2015
Wigan, United Kingdom
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Musegata 16, Stavanger 4010, Norway
+47 51 84 27 00
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

The Norwegian Canning Museum is a former canning factory. It showcases everything from the racks upon which fish was strung to the work clothes of the women who worked inside the factory, the kind of tins in which canned brisling was exported and numerous advertisements...More

Thank Arundhati80
Reviewed August 30, 2015

This is an amazing place! They have the most impressive collection of stuffed birds and animals, everything from tiny hummingbirds to massive Emu's. Polar bears, bison, they have a lot! There is also a kids museum and section, a history of Stavanger area and some...More

1  Thank StevenWigan
Reviewed August 15, 2015

After having recently been to the British Museum, I was blown away by this museum. Inside, there is lovely old architecture, with hand painted ceilings and a grand old staircase. This picture is abruptly disrupted by a huge fetus hanging on the wall, with an...More

3  Thank Worldwonderer365
Reviewed July 30, 2015

A nice place to visit in the dumpy town of Stavanger. We only popped in because it was 5 minutes away from where we were staying and there is really nothing fun and interesting to do in Stavanger.

Thank maxm2272015
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very friendly staff who spoke good English well, the commentary was very interesting and easy to follow. Exhibits were very good, especially the sail loft.

Thank Sue J
Reviewed June 12, 2014

The grand old building housing the museum is behind the nondescript modern structure next to the street. Our favorite part was the dioramas in the top floor, depicting life in the old days here. They looked realistic and from back in the day. A negative...More

2  Thank 828TJA
Reviewed January 2, 2014

There is quite a lot to see at the Stavanger Museum. Their exhibits are very interesting -- history of the city, offices, etc. Has a café and shop as well.

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed November 13, 2013

We spent 8 days in Stavanger after last Christmas, loved the Whole city and enjoyed the museum where we could appreciate the history of the city and of this Country. I remember some Amazing vases of the Roman time. Stunning.

Reviewed August 27, 2013

Very interesting Lots of details A lot of exhibits, including internal houses and offices. Nice relaxing café discount for senior citizens free internet access Within walking distance of a lot of other sites in centre of town

1  Thank Doctor-Szpiro
Reviewed June 25, 2013

The entrance to this museum is a fine entrance hall with shop and booking just to the left. We had limited time, and chose to start with a display on local history, on the first floor, which was reached up wide, gentle stairs. The displays...More

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