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Stavanger Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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A lovely maritime museum

This is a lovely maritime museum with some really interesting stories to tell about the sailors and... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Visit to Stavanger museum

Only visited this museum because I’d paid for the canning museum ticket and could enter this for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Depicts the development of shipping, commerce and shipbuilding over the last 200 years. Sail loft, shipping company office, general store and merchant's apartment. Acitivity exhibition for children. Stavanger Maritime Museum also owns the historical...more
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Strandkaien 22, Stavanger 4005, Norway
+47 407 69 679
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only visited this museum because I’d paid for the canning museum ticket and could enter this for free since it was under the same museum group and it was near to the canning museum. The museum and its exhibits are well maintained but nothing to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AddeenImran
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We took waffles at the bar: they were really great. The blueberry jam was amazing. A really good place to make breakfast

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BrianRoscoe
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We popped in here as we had already been to the Stavanger Museum and therefore got free entry to their other museums in Stavanger. We were pleasantly surprised by how great this place is. The building itself is beautiful, with low timber ceilings and views...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ge0rginab80
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Learned many facts about Stavanger's history, fascinating. An old bomb at the end exited my son much!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marta D
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Having spent about 90 minutes doing the rounds, we both were in agreement. As two retired teachers who organised so many school trips and journeys ( e.g. to York in the North, Isle of Wight in the South, Bath in the West ) we would...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tony36
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I visited this museum only due to the free admission with the ticket of the Canning Museum (or any other "MUST" museum). It was OK and a nice collection but for me it was not really interesting without a guided tour and interesting facts etc.,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

This is a lovely maritime museum with some really interesting stories to tell about the sailors and history of Stavanger. If the museum is not attraction enough (it is) then the building itself is fascinating and it is well worth the money to just see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TangramUK
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Excellent friendly staff and service. Gave us English guides and highlighted best parts. Stories about joining up in WW1 and how many ended up in USA.Ticket will also get you into canning museum.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TableCrow
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

We had called into the canning museum earlier and Lisa said our receipt entitled us to free entry to the maritime museum - pleased we went. Lovely olde fashioned rooms with the Victorian telephones, typewriters and stoves. Really interesting artifacts from days gone by -...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank babsfab1972
Reviewed January 29, 2018

It is a very interesting place for understand the history, how was evolutionating the maritime industry. If you ask yourself, why it is so important? well, in a city like Stavanger, it is very important because represent one of the business that moved the economy...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Lene Amalie A, Informasjonssjef at Stavanger Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

So happy to hear that you liked it! And we do so agree, the maritime history really defines this region. :-)

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Response from tom g | Reviewed this property |
Hi. If you search on 'Stavanger Maritime Museum' you will see it is an older building. You will also see how cramped the display area is and this will make it difficult. On the plus side the staff are extremly helpful and if... More