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Ringve Museum

Lade Alle 60, Trondheim 7041, Norway
+47 73 87 02 80
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A musical experience

The beautiful gardens and surroundings alone is worth the visit. The museum itself is divided in... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
SynneG
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Oslo, Norway
via mobile
Interesting

This tour isn’t as authentic as it used to be. There are a lot of “props” now that I didn’t care... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
niteowljune
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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Ringve is a specialized museum dedicated to music and musical instruments. During the summer season musical guides take you through music history with live demonstrations of historical instruments. Ringve is a country estate with buildings from the 1700s, 1800s and the 1900s. The museum is surrounded by botanical gardens.
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lade Alle 60, Trondheim 7041, Norway
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

The beautiful gardens and surroundings alone is worth the visit. The museum itself is divided in two parts; one where you get a guided tour with a profesional musician that show you instruments, perform and tells you stories about the area from some centuries back....More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This tour isn’t as authentic as it used to be. There are a lot of “props” now that I didn’t care for. The instrument museum is the best part, showing instruments from all over the world.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

And if there is a concert, attend! Walking around with the audioguide was really exciting, and I learnt a lot about instruments and music from other continents during my one and a half hour visit, but for sure: I'm going back, I missed a lot!

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Firstly a guided tour through the home of a particular social class and another, different, all with musical instuments played by the tour guide at various times., intact. Slowly but surely one is pulled into a time gone and relived by the shifting visual environment...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

On my trip here, I attended a concert, a guided tour, and explored the instrument collection. The concert was free and the performer Nikolai Dahl was wonderful on the Cembalo. The tour guide was lovely as well and gave a nice overview of the musical...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Museum sits in the hills above Trondheim and overlooks part of the city. The Area where the Museum is located is in Farmland and among Summer Country Houses of the Wealthy Trondheim Citizens. The accomplished guides are musicians and singers in their own rights....More

Thank Malcolm072
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

If you are not passionate about old musical instruments and their history then this museum is not for you. However, if you are, then you will probably want to spend "hours" here at this informative museum which is centred around old musical instruments. The actual...More

Thank Indy215
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We stopped at Trondheim during a recent cruise. The city is Norway's third largest with over 175,000 people including 30,000 students attending the University. After about a 30 minute drive through the countryside, we arrived at the esteemed Ringve Museum located in a private manor...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We arrived in time for English spoken tour at midday. Excellent guide who played some of the old instruments during the tour. We were then given audio guide to the musical instruments museum upstairs. Very thorough collection with interactive section! Nice cafe too.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Very fascinating place to visit! Nice to see the type of piano forte Mozart used to play and development of instrument. Violins, harps, drums, didgeridoos, you name it! :) You get the story and history from audio guide provided in different languages. Better than I...More

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MinnesotaWatergirl
30 April 2017|
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Response from AnthonyIG | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes Hi there According to the 2016 Trondheim Guide issued by the Tourist Office: All year 11.00 to 16.00 except June to August 10.00 to 17.00. Regards.
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MinnesotaWatergirl
30 April 2017|
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Response from AnthonyIG | Reviewed this property |
Hi there According to the 2016 Trondheim Guide issued by the Tourist Office: All year 11.00 to 16.00 except June to August 10.00 to 17.00. Regards.
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