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Museums & Science centres


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Stavanger

Breidablikk

The mansion Breidablikk was built by the architect, Henrik Nissen, in 1881. The owner was the merchant and shipowner Lars Berentsen, one of the leading...


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Sola

Coastal Collections in Tananger

Tananger Coastal Collections displays several boats from the 19th century. Exhibited objects document life along the coast and work at sea, providing key...


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Eigersund

Dalane Folk Museum

Within the idyllic setting of Slettebø, the district judge Christian Feyer built his country estate and farm in the 1850s. Since those days, numerous buildings...


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Eigersund

Egersund Faience Museum

The Faience Museum shows the history and production of the Egersunds Faience Factory which was established in 1847 by Johan Feyer. The factory was operating...


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Time

Fotland Bygdemølle

This industrial mill was built in 1845, at a site where grain had been ground since the 13th century. The new mill was placed above two existing mills, and a...


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Time

Fotland Kraftstasjon

This power station opened in 1915 to supply all the electricity needs of Time municipality, present and future. It remained in operation until 1972 - when its...


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Time

Garborgheimen

This was the childhood home of author Arne Garborg (1851-1924), built by his parents Ane Oline and Eivind Aadneson Garborg in 1848. They sold it in 1869....


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Time

Garborgsenteret

The Garborg Centre is an arena where you encounter author couple Arne and Hulda Garborg. Through interactive stations you will get to know their work, ideas...


Copyright © Jærmuseet, Ingeborg Skrudland

Grødalandstunet

Grødalandstunet - a collection of Jæren houses from the 18th and 19th centuries, shows how people lived during this time.


Copyright © Jærmuseet, Ingeborg Skrudland

Klepp

Haugabakka (Klepp Bygdemuseum)

Klepp Village Museum is located at Haugabakka in Klepp village centre. The old Jæren house was built in 1852, as the first schoolhouse in the area. Part of...


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Stavanger

Iron Age Farm

The Iron Age Farm at Ullandhaug is a a reconstructed farmstead from the Migration Periode (350-550 AD). The farm is located around three kilometres from the...


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Bjerkreim

Kløgetvedttunet

Kløgetvedttunet is an old farm from the 17-18th century that has been carefully restored. It contains a collection representing the farmer culture of this...


Copyright © Jærmuseet, Jan Nordtveit

Time

Knudaheio

This was author Arne Garborg's summer residence at Jæren, from 1899-1923. Knudaheio inspired his major biographical work "Knudaheio Letters" of 1904. The...


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Stavanger

Ledaal

Royal residence and manor house museum. Built 1799 - 1803. The Kielland family's summer residence. Newly restored. Ledaal serves now as royal home and representation house for the city of Stavanger.


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Gjesdal

Limagarden

Experience local history and the cultural landscape formed by generations of sheep farming. Gjesdal Village Museum's entire collection of farm buildings is...


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Lund

Lund Bygdemuseum og kulturbank

The community's very own museum. Numerous collections from handicrafts and industry, school and agriculture and so much more. Lund bygdemuseum and culture bank...


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Stavanger

Museum of Archaeology in Stavanger

The Museum of Archaeology is sited in beautiful and central locations in Stavanger. Our exhibitions and other activities provide knowledge and understanding of...


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Stavanger

Norsk barnemuseum

Welcome to Norwegian Children's Museum! A really cool museum with activities and things to do for children of all ages!  The Norwegian Children’s Museum is...


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Stavanger

Norwegian Canning Museum

The Canning Museum is located in the premises of the former canning factory in Øvre Strandgate 88, which is a part of the city known as 'Gamle Stavanger' (Old...


Copyright © Espen Grønli/Norsk Oljemuseum

Stavanger

Norwegian Petroleum Museum

The Norwegian Petroleum museum is a museum for everyone. Its exhibits explain how oil and gas are created, discovered and produced, and what they are used for....


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Sola

Rogaland War Historical Museum

A variety of exhibits and objects from World War II help provide an understanding of what the war was like for the civilian population and members of the...


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Sirdal

Sirdal Mountain Museum

At Sirdal Mountain Museum a collection of buildings and artefacts from Sirdal is presented, where the oldest building is from the 1770s.  The different...


Copyright © Elisabeth Tønnesen, MUST

Stavanger

Stavanger Maritime Museum

Stavanger Maritime Museum's exhibitions provide an insight into marine and general city history from the beginning of the 1800s and up to present time. Below...


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Stavanger

Stavanger Museum

Stavanger Museum is located in the city centre and comprices 3 departments, cultural history department, natural history department and Norweian Children...


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Stavanger

Stavanger Museum of Fine Arts

Stavanger Museum of Fine Arts offers a collection of distinguished Norwegian art ranging from nineteenth century to contemporary art. Of particular interest is...


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Stavanger

Stavanger School museum

Stavanger School Museum. A collection of old and new educational equipment. A huge collection for books used in education, the oldest are from the last part...


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Sandnes

The mill in Frøylandsbekken

This reconstructed mill and grain drying house by Frøylandsbekken creek in Hommersåk. See how grain was dried and ground in the olden days. Taste barley or...


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Sola

The Museum of Aviation History

The Museum of Aviation History highlights local Norwegian aviation history from World War II until the present day. On display are 35 historic aircraft, both...


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Rennesøy

The Utstein Monastery

Utstein Monastary is mentioned in historical records going back to the 9th century, when it was cited as King Harald Fairhair´s garrison after the Battle of...


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Time

Time bygdemuseum

The village museum consists of historically furnished rooms - living room, bedroom, washroom, etc. There are also sections for a country store and a school. A...


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Randaberg

Tungenes lighthouse

The lighthouse was established in 1828 and closed in 1984. The lighouse master's house is from 1938, his assistant's house from 1957-58. There is an annex,...


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Varden sjøredningsmuseum

On the area of Ogna camping, Brusand. Tells the story of the rescue work along the dangerous Jæren coast. Organised rescue work started in 1852 and there...


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Randaberg

Vistehola (Svarthola)

Situated at Viste is Vistehola (Svarthola), one of Norway's oldest Stone Age settlement sites. The cave, probably formed during the last ice age, is almost 9 m...


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Randaberg

Vistnestunet

This farm, which has a farmhouse, cookinghouse, barn and wind machine, is situated on the outer reaches of Vistnes, on the lower side of Vistnesvegen road....


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Sandnes

Vitenfabrikken

Did you know that one of the world's leading mathematicians was born not far from Sandnes? Visit us at «Vitenfabrikken» and explore Abel's sketchbook. How many...


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Vitengarden (science farm)

Jærmuseet Vitengarden (the Science Farm) is an architecturally interesting building, complete with an activity farm for children. At the science farm visitors...


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Stavanger

Watchmen's Museum in the Valberg tower

The Valberg tower (Valbergtårnet) was constructed from 1850 to 1853 and was the former observation tower of Stavanger. The architect was Chr. Grosch. The tower...



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In the Stavanger region there are several Tourist Information Offices that can help you with questions you might have with regards to activities, attractions and accommodation in the area.  Welcome!