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Museum of Archaeology (Arkeologisk Museum)

Peder Klowsgate 30A., Stavanger 4002, Norway
+47 51 83 26 00
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Excellent exhibits

The museum is a presentation of local archaeological finds, but very interesting to anyone looking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Torger B
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Copenhagen, Denmark
My husband and son loved it

If you are interested in Vikings and history and archaelogogy, please visit the museum. It is not a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sunville0710
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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Cultural and natural history over 15,000 years. Prehistoric articles from Rogaland and exhibitions on varied themes. Public archives of prehistoric sites. Models show prehistoric life, exhibits of natural historic highlights. Children's activities, CD games etc. Library, bookshop, museum shop. Lunch café.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rune stones” (4 reviews)
“viking world” (2 reviews)
“photo taken” (2 reviews)
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Peder Klowsgate 30A., Stavanger 4002, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is a presentation of local archaeological finds, but very interesting to anyone looking for history of the vikings and history of Norway. The exhibits are very well presented with good explanations of what you see. To me, the skeleton found in the 'Viste-hålå',...More

Thank Torger B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in Vikings and history and archaelogogy, please visit the museum. It is not a big musuem, but you get so much information and it is not expensice. And if you do visit 1 museum, you will get discount in all other...More

Thank sunville0710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I defined it as short and sweet since it gives enough information and exhibits a number of artefacts which are sufficient to understand lifestyles, traditons and culture of the north people. It is fit for accompanied children and adolescents. Take time to read more than...More

Thank Bir_Mula_Heritage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this museum as part of a tour. Coming from the UK it was brilliant to see how the Vikings really lived. The artefacts are brilliant and opened up more of the Viking world for me. We were guided round by a lovely...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small museum but really interesting Viking stuff. I didn't know that runestones really existed. Some of the poetry translations are beautiful. There is gold jewellery worth a fortune there and stuff the Vikings plundered from us! There is some Whitby jet jewellery there so I...More

1  Thank Terry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This viking museum is not to big, it has lot of information on viking from this area it not to far from the port if you come in from a cruise ship it about a half hour walk. It has lot of pictures and newspapers...More

Thank hope1968
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Super museum close to the city centre, easy to find. The Viking exhibit is very informative, and there's a boat of marauding Viking to have a photo taken with. Staff are extremely friendly, and even took the time. To find out the bus route to...More

Thank SoloTravellerLondon
Reviewed 10 March 2017

An excellent museum explaining the life of the Vikings, their craft work is incredible and it was interesting to find out about the links with a skeleton found at Stonehenge. Well worth a visit and good value too.

1  Thank Ian D
Reviewed 10 March 2017

First time we had been there for over 9 years. New exhibition was very good and the rooms for the children downstairs are a nice addition. Not a huge museum but interesting to find out about all the local findings.

Thank JoyceBrodie
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very informative and interesing museum, also there is free guide who will tell you some good stories!, you will be shown some viking relics, which are not displayed in the exhibition and will get to know some nice facts

Thank niekselis666
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