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Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum

Munkegaten 3-7, Trondheim 7013, Norway
+47 73 80 89 50
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Very Enjoyable

This was a favorite museum during our 4-day visit to Trondheim. We spent a couple of hours here... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
St. Petersburg, Florida
via mobile
Serendipitous Gem near the cathedral

This little museum was a surprise to us. We were passing it on the way to the Cathedral, and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
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Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum was established in 1893, inspired by the world exhibitons and Victoria and Albert Museum in LOndon. The museum displays national and international decorative arts and design on three floors. The museum has the worlds largest collection of Hannah Ryggens textiles and interiors designed for the museum by Henry van de Velde and Finn Juhl. The collections include Japanese Craft, Scandinavian design classics and contemporary Norwegian design and Crafts.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
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“artist” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Munkegaten 3-7, Trondheim 7013, Norway
+47 73 80 89 50
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This was a favorite museum during our 4-day visit to Trondheim. We spent a couple of hours here, but could have stayed longer except we ran into closing time. The museum has a number of different and diverse sections. It seems they change regularly. For...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This little museum was a surprise to us. We were passing it on the way to the Cathedral, and stopped in because we were intrigued by a poster advertising an exhibition on Wood. Turns out that was opening the next week, but the enthusiastic staff...More

Thank Mfred57
Reviewed 6 March 2017

amazing collection of tapestries and craft from everywhere. Well worth a visit. Loved learning more about early Nordic crafts.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This is a small museum on two floors when we visited. The third floor in the basement was closed. There was a Japanese exhibition and tapestries by a controversial Norwegian artist on the first floor and an interesting and colourful temporary exhibition by a modern...More

2  Thank HighlandEwell
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a fantastic museum for creative souls.There are a whole range of arts and crafts represented from all over the world with a particularly good Japanese exhibition. Some wonderful textiles and glass too both from way back and also very modern. At present the...More

1  Thank Wendyfeline
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Very interesting place. It contains nice and interesting things to see. A museum well worth visiting. Art, crafts and other objects to see from Norway.

Thank Pål H
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I visited Trondheim for couple of days and looked around, the town is so beautiful and enjoyable, I also was interested in their profound culture. The museum is super good to see one of those. It's more about "crafting" than art stuff, but I was...More

Thank nao i
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Though I did exactly that – went there to spend some time of rainy part of the day, but it was highly enjoyable experience of design through centuries – European and Asian (there is a small but highly interesting exposition of Japanese decorative art). And...More

Thank acorna
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We went because we enjoy good design and we spent time looking closely at what was on display. We loved the 'paper dragon' currently exhibited (a real challenge to photograph!) and the children's workshop area, as well as the more obvious items from Art Nouveau...More

Thank VFLondon
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Interesting collection of design through the ages showing the influences on and influence of Scandinavian design. When we visited there was an exhibition (Flora) showing the use of floral images in textiles, wall-hangings and fashion at different times up to the present day. It was...More

Thank robin g
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