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Address: Musegata 16, Stavanger 4010, Norway
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+47 51 84 27 00
11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00

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Open on a Sunday. Staff friendly and informative. Lots of things for kids to do. Information in English.

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Nicola M
North East, England
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North East, England
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Open on a Sunday. Staff friendly and informative. Lots of things for kids to do. Information in English.

Thank Nicola M
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I love this place. It's not the newest or flashiest museum, and some of the exhibits are desperately in need of TLC, but it's got character in spades. Some old, mangy taxidermy, artifacts plundered from all over the world, dioramas! This place has it all. Great way to spend a rainy afternoon. Hiiighly recommend if you like randomness.

Thank Laura R
United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Not sure what to say - was rather speechless at some of the displays - especially with a young child! Very friendly & polite staff at entrance Very dark building / low light displays Not much explanation in English of the displays Not sure I would return - sorry :-(

Thank Mindyjaja
Redmond, Washington
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81 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a very interesting museum. We saw lots of artifacts from the Viking raids of Europe. My kids were engaged and the tour guide was great.

Thank konalou15
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon the museum - an impressive collection of skeletons and stuffed animals. Lovely old building with a beautiful wooden staircase. Even the teenagers were pleasantly surprised!

Thank FluteyJane
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1,050 reviews
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Fine old building with some fine wood floors and stairs. Some good room interior recreations and tableau.

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sutton in craven
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

A planned day out looking round stavanger had to be altered by the weather,that is how we found ourselves in this wonderful building.The lower floor was given over to a huge collection of animals,both skeletal remains and stuffed.Other areas included an interactive childrens section,in another, a look at the journey of human birth.Before leaving visit the cafe for a reasonably... More 

1 Thank sallie g
Northampton, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

The Norwegian Canning Museum is a former canning factory. It showcases everything from the racks upon which fish was strung to the work clothes of the women who worked inside the factory, the kind of tins in which canned brisling was exported and numerous advertisements that were so retro and evocative of the brand. It is a pity that we... More 

Thank Arundhati80
Wigan, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This is an amazing place! They have the most impressive collection of stuffed birds and animals, everything from tiny hummingbirds to massive Emu's. Polar bears, bison, they have a lot! There is also a kids museum and section, a history of Stavanger area and some anatomical animal specimens. The only downside was the exhibits didn't have much in the way... More 

1 Thank StevenWigan
Stavanger, Norway
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40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

After having recently been to the British Museum, I was blown away by this museum. Inside, there is lovely old architecture, with hand painted ceilings and a grand old staircase. This picture is abruptly disrupted by a huge fetus hanging on the wall, with an umbilical cord, wrapping around behind and running along the walls, through the other rooms. The... More 

3 Thank Worldwonderer365

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