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Reviewed today via mobile

The museum provides good details about the culture, history, animals, birds etc. It could have been made more contemporary. We had to abandon our visit there half way since the fire alarm started ringing and hence entire place was evacuated. The outside ambience was very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SatishP474
Reviewed yesterday

The Museum has a really well prepared & very interesting exhibitions, among others - about the Sami people.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Road600926
Reviewed 6 days ago

In an hour (in November 2017) I got a solid understanding of my ancestors, some of whom came from near Tromso in Norway's far north. Modest as the museum is, a lot of information is conveyed well, including recounting Norway's history of mistreating its Sami...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DavidCayJohnston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is quite small, descriptions are in Norwegian and just sometimes in English. They show a 30 minute video about the northern lights which I can recommend to visit. All fine, especially considering the low entrance fee. However, nothing special and only worth it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stephanh535
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice museum, very kind people. Part of mueum is about tropical spiders etc, not to be expected here. Museum is planning to rebuild in the next years.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MarcH2159
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came on the basis of the reviews here. Unfortunately, we were most interested in the Sami of the past exhibition, but no English information available. Also I find keeping live insects and arachnids in small tanks for humans to ogle at kind of disturbing. Sure,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit today. A nice afternoon learning about the history of the area and its people. I enjoyed learning something about Sami culture, accomplishments, and future, as well as about the natural history here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janetkbucc
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Interesting history of Tromso and Norway. Lots of artefacts and information with a guided tour. Small gift shop at entrance with handmade items.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jindalee13
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Went with my wife. Saw lots of good stuff. The solar winds and sami exhibits were really informative. The lady at the end of the day sorted out our ride back. Thank you. And thank you for your amazing English.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 625richl
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Decent museum with a variety of things to see - from native animals to the way folks lived and their tools as well as ocean travel. Kids under 12 would probably like this.

Date of experience: May 2018
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