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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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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. :-)
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
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 they can find a way to get you acess they will try their best for you - so go for it.