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Norwegian Petroleum Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A Dynamic Museum for a Dynamic IndustryNorwegian Petroleum Museum is a museum for everyone. Its exhibits explain how oil and gas are created, disovered and produced, and what they are used for. The museum also provides informastion about...more
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Kjeringholmen 1A, Stavanger 4006, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to this museum, which is located in central Stavanger. It gives a really interesting history of the area and Norway’s oil industry. We learned a lot. Good for kids too. At about £10 or £11 per adult for the entry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was caught by surprise with this museum. It was incredibly insightful and interactive. Good for all members of the family

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank thebellyisreal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have opportunity to visit the museum and was a great experience. In fact you can see the history of the petrol in the Nord sea. Nice miniatures of the equipment and interesting movies

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 22brunob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like to learn about recent history of Slavagner and why this city got rich or if you interested in oil and off shore drilling visit this place. Very nice staff and it is another museum like others noting wow

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank hankmour
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has many interesting & informative exhibits on the oil industry in Norway. You will learn many interesting facts when you visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this museum whilst we were in Stavanger last week on a cruise. I went along to support my husband, however I was very impressed by the information supplied and learned a lot about the Oil Industry. The exhibits are very...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

+ Must see when visiting stavanger + Very informative and probably will teach you or your travel companions things you didn't know about the oil industry + Exceptionally friendly staff which spoke good English - Nothing

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Paradigm87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a good hour in this museum. Very good exhibits with lots of detailed information. You are also able to walk around a drilling platform control area with authentic noises and lots of items to play with. Great for children.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Malcolm F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must - for all norwegians and for every visitor from all the corners of the world. This for understanding us norwegians and what great politicans they have in Norway

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank preben k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is very informative, with carefully selected exhibitions, a great display of models and wonderful movies and activities. I was impressed with the screening of “Olieungen”, that shows the complicated relationship between the generations concerning Norway’s oil production. The rig setting adjacent to the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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May 8, 2018|
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Response from ade55 | Reviewed this property |
Everything is walkable in Stavanger
August 3, 2017|
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Response from SiriV232 | Property representative |
There are no audioguides, but as the others have answered, you do not need that. There are paperguides in 11 Languages and everything is texted in English.
February 28, 2016|
Response from SiriV232 | Property representative |
A 15 years old will still count as A child, your 18 year old starting university as student. Welcome to visit us.