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Norwegian Petroleum Museum

Kjeringholmen 1A, Stavanger 4006, Norway
+47 51 93 93 00
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Oil museum

OK museum for kids or someone with above average interest in oil platforms.. we took some guests... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Stavanger Municipality, Norway
Petroleum history

This museum tells the total petroleum history of Norway. I think it is a "must" for everybody... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Jon Ingve L
via mobile
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Kjeringholmen 1A, Stavanger 4006, Norway
+47 51 93 93 00
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

OK museum for kids or someone with above average interest in oil platforms.. we took some guests there and they seemed kind of bored.

1  Thank Catk23
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This museum tells the total petroleum history of Norway. I think it is a "must" for everybody visiting Stavanger, the oil centre of Norway.

1  Thank Jon Ingve L
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The activities are not as interesting for the kids. Several of the attractions were damaged. The films were boring. I don't recommend this for kids in the 5-10 age group.

Thank Thorz
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I work in the oil sector (hence why I was in Stavanger) and even I learned loads in what is a fantastic museum. It really brings it all home when you get to see real bits and pieces in front of you (rather than on...More

1  Thank Uamhair
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour around the museum with a school group. Guide catered very well for students, great exhibition space with interactive activities.

Thank tomwjsimpson
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Stavanger people are proud of their unique oil history. This museum is no exeption. It is absolutely worth a visit. Staff here is great. Nice informative models and creative ways to tell a gripping history. It might be a bit biased towards locals and the...More

Thank Pål R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Very nice to see! The Norwegian Petroleum Museum in Stavanger provides a modern interactive setting for experiencing how oil and gas were created millions of years ago, how petroleum is found and how it is used. The museum also provides insights into technological developments in...More

Thank Elis P
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I've been here twice and enjoyed guided tours both. It's really interesting to learn about Norwegian petroleum industry, how it started and the conditions the pioneers worked under.

Thank Thor-André A
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wonderful place to be , learn a lot about how is the history of oil and gas industry in Norway. Models of various vessels explaining details. Drill Bits, offshore working demo in theatre and much more.

Thank Amrita D
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I am not at all into this topic and I have been dragged to this museum by my husband.I thought that it would be a waste of time but I was very pleasantly surprised. They have cleverly managed to present the development of the oil...More

Thank Kyriaki C
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Would a 15 year old count as a child/student, also an 18 year old starting university count as a student or adult for entry
29 February 2016|
Response from Siri V | Property representative |
A 15 years old will still count as A child, your 18 year old starting university as student. Welcome to visit us.
hi How much is the entrance to the petroleum museum, cant find the cost anywhere,
26 January 2016|
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Response from Susywonder | Reviewed this property |
sorry i can't remember