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Iron Age Farm

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This is a fascinating area if you want to learn about Norway's Iron Age history. The longhouse was... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
CADreamin
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Facinating iron age farm

Quite cool place perfect for seeing several things at once. Excellent view over the city and... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
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Farmstead from the Migration Periode (350-550 AD)on the very top of Ullandhaug. The farm is reconstructed on the original archaeological site. Dressed in the style of the time, the mistress and men on the farm demonstrate and describe day-to-day...more
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Ullandhaugveien 165, Stavanger 4021, Norway
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We saw this farm during an excursion off a cruise ship. There are only 2 homes to look at and only one with interior furnishings. The doors are low and small so you have to bend down to enter, possibly not easy for a tall...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CalifCar
Arkeologisk mus... U, Public Relations Manager at Iron Age Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi. I'm sorry to hear that our outdoor museum did not meet your expecations. We are now in the process of rebuilding the longhouses, and actually the doors will be a bit higher, in line With current Research about Iron Age Houses. We will also...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

An interesting place, we could taste bread baked on stone and tried other iron age activities. The loveliest was clening small sticks of wood, where one sould have etched his name in runes. These sticks will be used in the renovation, fixing beams of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marta D
Arkeologisk mus... U, Public Relations Manager at Iron Age Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you so much for helping us with the wooden sticks. We need 4000 of those in our renovation Project, so very happy for all the help we get. Best regards, Ragnhild N. Næss

Reviewed 20 July 2018

After hearing about the Farm by a girl dressed in Viking garb, we walked around the Farm and visited the Longhouses that are like a museum of the days of the Vikings. Great experience.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Arkeologisk mus... U, Resepsjonssjef at Iron Age Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Hi Veronica :-) We are glad to see you enjoyed your trip to the Iron Age Farm, and got to get a glimp of how it was to live in the Iron Age. The Viking period came a bit later, but still such a facinating...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

This is a fascinating area if you want to learn about Norway's Iron Age history. The longhouse was quite an experience and gave you a real feel of what life was like so long ago.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CADreamin
Arkeologisk mus... U, Resepsjonssjef at Iron Age Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Hi, We are happy to see you enjoyed your trip to the Iron Age Farm, and got to get a glimp of such a facinating timeperiod. Hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Margrethe

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Quite cool place perfect for seeing several things at once. Excellent view over the city and countryside, a couple of old «Viking»/iron age rebuild houses to explore and a quiet place for a picnic or grab a bite to eat at the new cafe. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joakim H
Arkeologisk mus... U, Resepsjonssjef at Iron Age Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Hi Joakim, We are happy to see you enjoyed your trip to the Iron Age Farm. We are really proud to have such a facinating site to present our guests. We hope to see you again someday! Sincerely, Margrethe

Reviewed 2 May 2018

You can go inside an house which has been rebuilt as we think it was in the iron age. You can try several of their occupations, and the guide have lots of interesting informations.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FrancineR128
Arkeologisk mus... U, Resepsjonssjef at Iron Age Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi Francine, We are glad to hear you are happy with your experience at the Iron Age Farm. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Margrethe

Reviewed 15 March 2018

My daughter and I took a Viking Tour of Stavanger and the Iron Age Farm was included. I was amazed that we were shown inside and sat down inside a Long House that was over 1,000 years old. Best of all was the customer service...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Arkeologisk mus... U, Front Office Manager at Iron Age Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi, We are so glad to see you enjoyed your tour at the Iron Age farm. We take pride in our customer service, and our staff members. We are glad to see you got your phone back. Hope to see you again in the future!...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went on a cold windy day, but still enjoyed this trip. Set on a hillside, amongst loads of native sheep, you get a good feel for the Viking lifestyle and protection. I learned that the doors are so small to enter the huts, so...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Arkeologisk mus... U, Public Relations Manager at Iron Age Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi Sally, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your trip to the Iron Age Farm, even though the weather was a bit chilly.. Hope to see you again someday. And on cold days you now can enjoy a warming cup of cofee in our...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

This provides an excellent insight into living conditions of these early settlements. This is good for history buffs. This is definitely worth your time to see.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank TP454
Arkeologisk mus... U, Front Office Manager at Iron Age Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hello, Its nice to hear you enjoyed your trip to the Iron Age Farm. Please come again. Sincerely, Margrethe

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great example of the way people lived 1500 years ago. The trout guide is very informative and even dressed for the period. If you are a history buff this isn't to be missed. Do be careful of the low doorways and sheep...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank fizzy1991
Arkeologisk mus... U, Front Office Manager at Iron Age Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your tour at the Iron Age Farm, and we hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Margrethe

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RebeccaLDG
29 November 2018|
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Response from Arkeologisk mus... U | Property representative |
Hi. I'm sorry, but during the winter the Iron Age Farm is only open on Sundays. But the area aroundt the farm is always open to the public, so it is possible to take a walk there and look around, but not possible to og into... More
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SudhirGurtoo
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Response from Martholg | Property representative |
Hi, There are 5 km from Stavanger City Centre to the Iron Age farm. I would recommend you to take the bus, taxy og use a bycicle when travelling between the Swords in Rock, Iron Age farm and the City Centre. You will... More
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