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Museums and galleries

Museums and galleries


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Stavanger

Breidablikk

The best-preserved mansion house in the country, dating from the 1880s and with authentic interior. Collection of paintings including works by Kitty Kielland and August Jacobsen.


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Sola

Coastal Collections in Tananger

Tananger Coastal Collections displays about 20 boats from the 19th century. Exhibited objects document life along the coast and work at sea, providing key...


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Stavanger

Department of Cultural history - Stavanger Museum

The Department of Cultural History is responsible for documenting Rogaland's general cultural history, with emphasis on the history of the city of...


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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. Since...


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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...


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Grødalandstunet

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


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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...


Klepp

Klepp Bygdemuseum

Klepp Village Museum is located at Haugabakka in Klepp village centre. This old Jæren house was built in 1852, as the first schoolhouse in the area. The museum has almost 1000 objects.


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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...


Knudaheio

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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Sandnes

Krossens Havremølle

An authentic industrial facility and cultural monument that documents the production and milling of oatmeal. Exhibition on "Leonardo da Vinci - a genius of his time", with models of his many amazing inventions that were far ahead of their time.


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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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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

Museum Stavanger (MUST)

Museum Stavanger consist of ten buildings: Stavanger Museum Muségt. 16, Stavanger Maritime Museum, Norsk Hermetikkmuseum Norwegian Canning Museum), Ledaal,...


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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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Bjerkreim

Norsk Tempomuseum

The collection covers more than 100 different Tempo motorcycles and scooters. These were built by the company Jonas Øglænd, in Sandnes, between 1931 to around...


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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...


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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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Stavanger

Norwegian Printing Museum

A museum dedicated to the printing process, with demonstrations of old printing technics and guided tours. Activities for children. Sale of coffee in Café Gutenberg. The museum is closed due to moving.


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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 resistance. Open: Sundays 12-4pm, May-Nov.


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Stavanger

Roots of the Vikings

The vikings are back! Using the latest interactive technology, we take the audience back to the beginning of that legendary epoche in North-European history....


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Stavanger

Stavanger Maritime Museum

Depicts the development of shipping, commerce and shipbuilding over the last 200 years. Sail loft, shipping company office, general store and merchant's...


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Stavanger

Stavanger Museum Natural History

Zoological department is located in Muségt. 16. Here you can see birds and different animals from Norway and abroad. Several changing exhibitions all year around.


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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. Open during the school year, or by appointment.


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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...


Stavanger

The Missionary Museum

The Mission Museum, established in 1864, is Stavanger's oldest museum. The impressive collection of over 5,000 artifacts presents an interesting historical and...


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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...


Utstein Kloster 2

Rennesøy

The Utstein Monastery

Utstein Monastery is Norway's only well-preserved medieval monastery. The buildings were originally intended as a royal residence, but an Augustinian monastery...


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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...


Tungenes fyr 2

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,...


Varden sjøredningsmuseum

On the area of Ogna camping, Brusand. Tells the story of the rescue work along the dangerous Jæren coast.


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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!