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Stavanger Museum of Fine Arts

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This is not in the center but it was right next to our camping location so we just went! Plus we... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2017
Brussels, Belgium
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Significant introduction to Norwegian culture

A surprise visit to the Stavanger Museum of Fine Art left me intrigued and delighted. There were... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2016
Jane G
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Nov 17, 2018
“Surprisingly interesting!”
Jul 7, 2017
“Pleasant ”
Stavanger Museum of Fine Arts offers a collection of distinguished Norwegian art ranging from nineteenth century to contemporary art. Of particular interest is the unique collection of paings by Lars Hertervig (1830-1902) who was born in Tysvaer by...more
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Henrik Ibsens gate 55, Stavanger 4021, Norway
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

They had a collection, and a special exhibition, both very interesting! THe location is wonderful as you could walk from the centre (about 20-25min) and ten continue around the nice lake. Building in itself also interesting. On Saturdays, tickets for a half price! It has...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

This is not in the center but it was right next to our camping location so we just went! Plus we had a free entrance after we visited the canning museum (part of MUST group). It is a nice space, in a nice building situated...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

The museum has two large rooms, joined by a small cafe that doubles as a reception. The left side contained much work by Kitty Kielland, including some biographical background concerning where she lived, how her toolset changed over time and what influenced the pictures she...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

We really enjoyed our visit, discovering creatively displayed art in a special exhibition and also finding time to see the collection of Norwegian art and especially the Frida Hansen weavings. Children seemed to be very well catered for.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

A disconcertingly sad, gloomy and depressing exhibition of 'art'. Why is there an obese woman slapping herself with a rose between her legs? Why are all pictures depicting depressing scenes of death and dystopian worlds? Only Sir Antony Gormley was the beacon of light, but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful museum! I visited during a work related trip, and was so lucky to see the place after hours with the Director, my former colleague. This museum has an important collection, exciting temporary exhibitions, fantastic surroundings and an interesting building! They also program...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

Do not go here even if it is free. You are wasting your time and energy. This is not art as second grade children can do better. The location is way out of the main area.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed April 6, 2016

A surprise visit to the Stavanger Museum of Fine Art left me intrigued and delighted. There were good collections by some Norwegian artists and these were well displayed and curated, although some of the lighting was challenging when items were behind glass. Not all Norwegian...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jane G
Reviewed July 26, 2015

I came here with my teenage children after seeing reviews on TripAdvisor. The gallery was delightful with art both modern and classical. There was a lovely little shop and coffee area too. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed February 7, 2015

Good contemporary exhibition along with new mounting of the collection of mainly older art, paintings from the area seem to be the main focus.

Date of experience: February 2015
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Gemma B
August 7, 2015|
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80 NOK for adults, 40 NOK for students, free entrance on Saturdays. Tripadvisor does not let me post a link to the website, but if you google the museum and look at the English version you will find all information about... More