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Breheimsenteret Glacier Center

Open Now: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Great view from the dining area

We did not hike up to the glacier due to rainy weather but we were able to get a great view from... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Cynthia M
Recomended

This place is very nice. Use the toll road and the boat it worth it. Boat only take cash. Prebook a... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Assafunger
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“parking lot”(3 reviews)
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Nigardsbreen, Mjolver 6871, Norway
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+47 57 68 32 50
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We did not hike up to the glacier due to rainy weather but we were able to get a great view from the dining area. We did not pay to go into the museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cynthia M
Helene H, Resepsjonist at Breheimsenteret Glacier Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Thank you for your visit, and welcome back!

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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Drikke
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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank KathIan999
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Assafunger
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank atlanticophelia
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Travelfather59
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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank GayO_11
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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank AudunVS95
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.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jennifer E
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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