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Breheimsenteret Glacier Center

Nigardsbreen, 6871, Norway
+47 57 68 32 50
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Slightly disappointing after the glacier-hike

Very simple museum. We visited it because it was included in the fee of the "blue ice hike". We... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Drikke
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Mechelen, Belgium
Excellent Facility, Interesting Visitor Centre

This striking looking building is remote yet offers superior visitor facilities close to the... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
KathIan999
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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Breheimsenteret is a national park centre for both Jostedalsbreen and Breheimen National Park. There is a museum with interactive screens telling the story of the Luster-region, how glaciers are created and a picture slideshow from the whole region. The entrance fee is between 30-60kr depending on group size. This is also the place to book all glacier hiking, kayaking and rafting activities in Jostedal. The restaurant has a great view of Nigardsbreen and is the perfect place to relax after visiting the glacier.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice cafe” (2 reviews)
“nice building” (2 reviews)
“parking lot” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Nigardsbreen, 6871, Norway
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+47 57 68 32 50
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very simple museum. We visited it because it was included in the fee of the "blue ice hike". We have spend 5 minutes there, I would have felt sorry if I would have payed for the entry.

Thank Drikke
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This striking looking building is remote yet offers superior visitor facilities close to the Nigardsbreen Glacier. You can posit what the building resembles and the architecture is certainly impressive with its exposed GluLam timber structure and sweeping roof. On the ground level floor is a...More

Thank KathIan999
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This place is very nice. Use the toll road and the boat it worth it. Boat only take cash. Prebook a guided tour if you wanna get on the ice.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

From the huge windows you have a great view of the valley leading up to the Nigårdsbræen and the surrounding area. The staff is friendly and helpful.

Thank atlanticophelia
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

A stop over if you are visiting the Glacier. Unique looking building with plenty of information about glaciers. Can be missed if you know about Glaciers.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

It was a misty, cloudy day. We could barely see the glacier, so we spent our time in this delightful center. It was full of interesting information about the history of the region. The displays and videos were well presented. The building itself is intriguing....More

Thank Gay O
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

This building is pretty new, since the last one burnt to the ground a few years ago. It has beautiful arctitecture and an astonoshing view to the glacier further in the valley. It got good space, clean toilets, nice cafe with a good view and...More

Thank AudunVS95
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

We visited the glacier center on our way to a guided glacier hike. We thought the exhibits were interesting, though we didn't spend a lot of time. We appreciated having a wide choice of drinks and ice cream after the hike.

Thank jedwards_10
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Glacier Museum before you explore the Nigardsbreem. Modern facilities with a Museum part and a small restaurant serving sandwiches and fresh pizza. Large parking. After you need to drive approximately 4km before reaching the parking area to visit the Glacier. Parking is free. You may...More

1  Thank Dobridin
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We booked and started our kayaking/glacier tour there, Sadly we had some miscommunications about the starting time but the staff was very friendly and helpful. The tour itself was outstanding

Thank Fou F
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