Things to Do in Stavanger

Things to Do in Stavanger, Norway - Stavanger Attractions

Things to Do in Stavanger

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  • rspill
    Boxford, MA147 contributions
    We took a ferry trip up Lysefjord. It was a cloudy day, so we missed seeing Pulpit Rock, which was shrouded in mist. But the mountains, waterfalls, and small towns made it a fun trip.

    Written June 27, 2022
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  • rspill
    Boxford, MA147 contributions
    We enjoyed strolling through Gamie Stavanger, which is a collection of older shops and narrow streets.
    Written June 27, 2022
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  • HCM
    Lillestrom, Norway519 contributions
    If you are going to Stavanger, this place is worth visiting. Palms, streames and ponds, paths and loads and loads of flowers. Breathtaking! Guiding was great. Food was served in their impressive greenhouse. Go!
    Written July 3, 2022
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  • rspill
    Boxford, MA147 contributions
    Our B&B host suggested we visit the Petroleum Museum. It is a large facility that has a nice, and entertaining, selection of displays and information panels on the discovery, exploration, and development of the Norwegian offshore oil industry. The engineering, science, and philosophy are all covered in nice detail. One exhibit asks the guest to make decisions on the various philosophical questions on whether the fields should be developed. Jobs vs Climate Change, as one example. The most impressive piece of information was the decision of the Norwegian government to hold the income from the oilfields for use by later generations. If needed, these funds would be used for projects such as climate change control. Nice models of oil platforms and a pleasant, moody, movie near the entrance that chronicles the life of an oil platform worker.
    Written June 27, 2022
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  • Mark B
    Liverpool, UK530 contributions
    surprisingly impressive ,well worth a visit the cost is 100kr each to enter lots of displays and information
    Written May 15, 2022
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  • MichaelandTeres... G
    York, PA165 contributions
    We arrived on a Sunday via a cruise ship so there was not a whole lot going on in the town. We grabbed a taxi and took it to the swords in the rock. We had him wait while we checked it out. It cost us about 48 usd.
    Written June 13, 2022
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  • Elizabeth C
    Shrewsbury, UK2,146 contributions
    We spent a long time in this street looking at the beautifully painted colourful buildings. It’s so picturesque. There are some unique cafes and shops here too. One of the nicest parts of the old town and so lovely to stumble upon.
    Written May 28, 2022
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  • Ann H
    York, UK1,936 contributions
    Situated on the quayside, not far from where our cruise ship came in, this vibrant coloured tourist information office offers lots of help and leaflets for visiting Stavanger. Great place
    Written September 17, 2019
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  • NK Annamária
    Oslo, Norway303 contributions
    It is not a very large museum but they try to make it as interactive as possible and for families with children it is a very good place to visit in case of bad weather. The exhibition has many interesting and valuable items from the Iron Age, Stone Age and the Viking Age. If you go below the ground floor, you can find a real time machine and a place where children can experiment on being real archeologists. We spent about two hours at this museum and the kids loved it a lot.
    If you show the ticket from another museum in Stavanger, you can get a discount for the ticket at this museum if you visit on the same day.
    Written July 19, 2021
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  • enur1979
    Stavanger, Norway401 contributions
    Our guide was a great storyteller and ensured that our visit gave us full value, combined with the new visitor center.
    Written November 24, 2019
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  • Benjamin C
    Houston, TX63 contributions
    Great beach, not crowded, our 19 mo daughter had a fun experience. Airplanes flying overhead as the airport is next to it (drive past airport to get here).
    Written June 20, 2022
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  • Greedyfox01
    Farnborough, UK8 contributions
    Beautiful cathedral , amazing inside and out. Set in a lovely square you can still see parts that were not destoryed by fire several hundred years ago
    Written November 6, 2019
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  • Ae K
    9 contributions
    It was worth seeing the performance through virtual reality glasses. Also to get acquainted with this technique. The host was very nice and helpful.
    Written August 14, 2021
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  • NK Annamária
    Oslo, Norway303 contributions
    Loved the fact that the museum is like a little labyrinth, which connects several old restored merchant's buildings. The exhibition depicts a very detailed picture of the last 200 years of Stavanger's shipping and trading history.
    We had a huge surprise when we discovered the amazing playroom installed within the museum, which can be rented for children's birthday but anyone gets access to it if they but a ticket to the museum. It was the third museum in Stavanger that we visited that day, so the kids really needed a place to play and since it was raining outside, we found the perfect place. This room has everything kids need for an amazing role play: ship, market, shop, post office, clothes and shoes etc. We had a great time!
    Written July 19, 2021
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  • Tony H
    Stavanger, Norway10 contributions
    This view is the best and accessible by car- just park by the nursery. Great site for New years fire works- though be warned ..there are many many people there on New years Eve and some areas are closed at the top.On some sundays they have a cafe in the afternoon.
    Written December 30, 2019
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