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Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum

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Address: Munkegaten 3-7, Trondheim 7013, Norway
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+47 73 80 89 50
12:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 15:00
Thu 12:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 15:00

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Hannah Ryggen rules

amazing collection of tapestries and craft from everywhere. Well worth a visit. Loved learning more about early Nordic crafts.

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Karen W
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

amazing collection of tapestries and craft from everywhere. Well worth a visit. Loved learning more about early Nordic crafts.

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is a small museum on two floors when we visited. The third floor in the basement was closed. There was a Japanese exhibition and tapestries by a controversial Norwegian artist on the first floor and an interesting and colourful temporary exhibition by a modern artist on the ground floor. The museum as a whole was lacking in information about... More 

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is a fantastic museum for creative souls.There are a whole range of arts and crafts represented from all over the world with a particularly good Japanese exhibition. Some wonderful textiles and glass too both from way back and also very modern. At present the basement areas are closed and the Hannah Ryggen tapestries are not on show so check... More 

1 Thank Wendyfeline
Northern Norway, Norway
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

Very interesting place. It contains nice and interesting things to see. A museum well worth visiting. Art, crafts and other objects to see from Norway.

Thank Pål H
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

I visited Trondheim for couple of days and looked around, the town is so beautiful and enjoyable, I also was interested in their profound culture. The museum is super good to see one of those. It's more about "crafting" than art stuff, but I was able to find awesome artist who represent herself with textile. There are huge collections of... More 

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

Though I did exactly that – went there to spend some time of rainy part of the day, but it was highly enjoyable experience of design through centuries – European and Asian (there is a small but highly interesting exposition of Japanese decorative art). And of course there are stunning examples of modern Nordic (and Norwegian, of course) design. Textiles... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

We went because we enjoy good design and we spent time looking closely at what was on display. We loved the 'paper dragon' currently exhibited (a real challenge to photograph!) and the children's workshop area, as well as the more obvious items from Art Nouveau onwards. The modern tapestries were wonderful. Had we not been touring round, we would have... More 

Thank VFLondon
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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Interesting collection of design through the ages showing the influences on and influence of Scandinavian design. When we visited there was an exhibition (Flora) showing the use of floral images in textiles, wall-hangings and fashion at different times up to the present day. It was very well laid out with an airy feel to the whole exhibition. We had the... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Fine exhibitions with very fine and rich objects of art and design. Also temporary exhibits. Worth to visit.

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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Friendly staff and nice to visit because it's downtown and has a few items of interest to historians. If you have little time in Trondheim, there are more interesting things to see.

1 Thank Eric D

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