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Immerse yourself in local arts, culture and attractions
Add an extra layer to your travel experience and understand what makes Norway. Museums provides educational insight of our culture and history.
Museums and attractions in Norway
Bergen Funicular Fløyen
Fløibanen is a funicular railway and one of Norway’s most famous attractions. It is the only railway of its kind in Scandinavia and runs every day from early morning until late night.
The Kon-Tiki Museum
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on Kon-Tiki in 1947. At the Kon-Tiki Museum you can experience original vessels and up-to-date exhibits on...
Bjerkebæk - The home of Sigrid Undset
Bjerkebæk was the home of the Nobel Laureate Sigrid Undset. Sigrid Undset lived at Bjerkebæk from 1919 until her death i 1949.
Breidablikk Mansion in Stavanger
The mansion Breidablikk was built by the architect Henrik Nissen in 1881. The owner was the merchant and ship owner Lars Berentsen, one of the leading businessmen in Stavanger at that time.
Holmenkollen Ski Museum
The Holmenkollen Ski museum and Jump tower is one of Norway’s most visited tourist attractions. The ski museum opened in 1923 and is the oldest museum in the world specialized in skiing.
Ledaal Manor House in Stavanger
Ledaal Manor House was built as a summer residence for the Kielland family in 1799-1803. It now serves as a royal residence and representation house for the city of Stavanger.
Lilleputthammer in Lillehammer
Lilleputthammer is an adventure park for the young where activities are specially designed for children 1-8 years.
Maihaugen in Lillehammer
Maihaugen in Lillehammer is Norway’s largest open-air museum outside of Oslo. The museum offers more than 200 buildings from different eras, superb cultural experiences, a variety of activities for...
Stavanger Art Museum
Stavanger Art Museum offers a collection of distinguished Norwegian and international art ranging from nineteenth century art to contemporary art.
Stavanger Maritime Museum
Stavanger Maritime Museum depicts the development of shipping, commerce and shipbuilding over the last 200 years.
The Department of Cultural History at Stavanger Museum is responsible for documenting Rogaland's general cultural history, with emphasis on the history of the city of Stavanger.
The 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 Stavanger).
The Norwegian Childrens Museum
The Norwegian Children's Museum is one of a handful of its kind in Europe. The exhibition and activities are about almost anything connected with children and childhood.
The Norwegian Petroleum museum
The Norwegian Petroleum museum is dynamic museum for everyone. The exhibits explains how oil and gas are created, discovered and produced, and what they are used for.
Utstein Monastery is Norway’s only preserved medieval monastery, and is now run as a museum, conference and banquet facility.
Voss Folkemuseum is a local museum whose purpose is to preserve items of historic interest from Voss and the surrounding area.
Atlanterhavsparken - Ålesund Aquarium
Meet the Norwegian sealife at the Norwegian Aquarium in Ålesund and Atlanterhavsparken. One of the most unique and interactive Aquariums in Europe.
Norwegian Fjord Centre
Wander around authentic old farm buildings, dramatic tableaux and a captivating picture show - it is so realistic that it is like travelling back hundreds of years in time. The visit takes about an...
Hardanger Akvasenter is Norway's first national exhibition facility for fish farming.
Olav H. Hauge Centre in Ulvik
Get to know the famous Norwegian poet Olav H. Hauge at the Olav H. Hauge Centre in Ulvik.
The Nobel Peace Center
The Nobel Peace Center is the museum about the Nobel Peace Prize, and tells the story of Alfred Nobel, the Nobel Peace Prize and the Peace Prize laureates.
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design
The National Museum shows permanent exhibitions of works from its own collections and temporary exhibitions that incorporate works loaned from elsewhere.
Sima Power Plant
At Sima power plant in Eidfjord you can enjoy a guided tour 700 meters inside the mountain!
Mellemværftet in Kristiansund is a vibrant shipyard from til 1800s, a shipbuilding museum and preservation centre.
Namskogan Family Park
Namsskogan Family park is a combined zoo with Nordic animals and an amusement park with activities for both adults and children!
Valldal Activity Park
Valldal Aktivitetspark is an adventure park for all ages. Here you will find climbing courses in different difficulty levels surrounded by stunning scenery. You might also meet our friendly trolls...
Langedrag Nature Park
Langedrag Nature Park is situated 1000 metres above sea level and offers a multitude of activities for all ages.
Spa at Hotel Union in Geiranger
Relax and enjoy a luxurious spa experience at Hotel Union in Geiranger!
Aulestad - The home of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
Aulestad is the home of famous Norwegian author Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson and one of the best preserved artist homes in Norway.
Agatun is one of the few remaining farm communities of which there were so many in earlier times in Norway.
The Art House Kabuso
Kabuso offers temporary art exhibitions and concerts of a high artistic level and quality, right in the heart of Hardanger.
Hardanger Maritime Museum
The Hardanger Maritime Museum is a living museum were you can experience real handicraft.
Hardanger Folk Museum
The Hardanger folkemuseum at Utne was founded in 1911 and is a museum for the whole of the Hardanger district. It is one of the oldest museums of its kind in the West of Norway.
The Munch Museum
Experience the world’s largest Edvard Munch collection which contains masterpieces from all periods of his long artistic life. Enjoy guided tours, Edvard Munch products in the museum shop, and a...
The Norwegian Fisheries Museum
Discover our hidden treasures at the Norwegian Fisheries Museum in Bergen! 18th century wharfside warehouses with log timber walls hide an exciting and dynamic museum, with high-tech exhibitions and...
The Hanseatic Museum & Schøtstuene
Join in on a time travel through the history of Bryggen by visiting one of Norway͛s oldest museums (established in 1872). Experience an authentic, fascinating Hanseatic history!
The Norwegian Klipfish Museum
The Norwegian Klipfish Museum (bacalhau) is a large and well preserved wharf dating back to 1749.
Akershus fortress in Oslo
When you visit Oslo on one of our roundtrips, make sure to see Akershus Fortress. Its central location makes the fortress grounds a popular recreational area for tourists and locals alike.
Bergen fish market
Bergen's fish market is one of the town's most famous spot. Here you can take a walk along the bustling market and check out the fresh culinary treasures from the sea.
Bryggen Harbour in Bergen
When you visit Bergen, a trip to Bryggen is a must. For over 400 years, the Hanseatic wharf at Bryggen was home to the offices of the Hanseatic League, which dominated trade in Northern Europe. Today,...
The Nidaros cathedral in Trondheim
If you visit Trondheim, make sure to drop by the Nidaros Cathedral. The Cathedral is the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world, and the second largest in Scandinavia.
The Kylling Bridge
The Kylling bridge is a railway bridge that crosses the Rauma river in the Romsdalen valley in the county of Møre og Romsdal.
Stalheimskleiva hair pin bends
Stalheimskleiva is the name of the 1.5-km-long stretch of road that winds its way up the mountainside from the end of the Nærøydalen valley to the top at Stalheim. It is one of Northern Europe's...
Vigeland park in Oslo
Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park is the largest sculpture park in the world created by a single sculptor. The sculpture park is a part of the Frognerparken park, which is located 3 km north-west of Oslo...
Norwegian Mountaineering Centre
The Norwegian Mountaineering Centre is a brand new visitor center in Åndalsnes focusing on Norwegian mountaineering history and outdoor mountain activities.