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Top museum recommendations from locals

Science Museum
“This is a interesting museum showcasing Stavanger's oil history and all the technological development of the industry. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
History Museum
“Located in Old Stavanger, this is a fun historical insight into Stavanger's past”
  • 19 locals recommend
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“Perfect for children and adults, and very central. Viking history, and things to discover. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
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“This is a lovely art museum beautifully located close to the lake “Mosvannet” Tickets are half price on Saturdays”
  • 15 locals recommend
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“Stavanger museum is the city's history museum, showing how Stavanger has developed and grown over the centuries.”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Stavanger people used to be sailors and fishermen before the oil was found.”
  • 10 locals recommend
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“While you're in Norway, you'll certainly want to know more about the Vikings, and the place to do it is at Stavanger's Museum of Archaeology. The collections include replicas of Viking ships and boats, costumes, historic weapons, tools, and artifacts. Perhaps the most popular exhibit here, though, has nothing to do with Vikings. The famous Finn, the Finnøy Polar Bear, is a 12,400-year-old skeleton recovered from the village of Judaberg on Finnøy. It is the most complete Ice Age polar bear from its time, and you can learn the fascinating story of Finn's discovery and how he compares to modern-day polar bears.”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Visit the iron-age farm and learn more about the history from that same period. Fun for children and adults”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Fantastic villa from 1881, showcasing the lifestyle of the burgeois in Stavanger a hundred years ago. With beautiful surrounding gardens. Museum, open for public (check for opening in advance). ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Google 'NuArt' street tour and take a walk around Stavanger looking for cool street art”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Cultural museum for children. Built in 1893 offering exhibits on local cultural & natural history, . 10 minute walk from your accommedations .”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Ledaal was built as a summer residence for the Kielland family in 1799, and today it serves as a museum, showcasing Rococo, Louis XVI, Empire and Biedermeier styles. Well worth a visit while your exploring the neighborhood. This is where the King and Queen of Norway stays when they are in Stavanger! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“The Iron Age Farm, part of the Archeological Museum, is home to three reconstructed buildings from the period 350-550 AD (Migration Period). Two longhouses and a smaller house are now used as a living museum, where hosts dress as the people of the time and show visitors how life was like at the time.”
  • 1 local recommends
History Museum
  • 4 locals recommend
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“The Valberg tower constructed from 1850 to 1853 and was the former observation tower of Stavanger. Among their duties was to alert people when there was a fire. A little museum is found in 1. floor.”
  • 3 locals recommend