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Solvberget bibliotek og kulturhus

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Interesting modern building amongst the old

Friday 7th September and we were strolling around and sightseeing in Stavanger and we came across... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
David D
Devon, United Kingdom
A real town square

The library and culture house of Stavanger is popular amongst young and old, and not to wonder. Its... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Stavanger, Norway
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Sølvberget bibliotek og kulturhus is the natural meeting place in the center of Stavanger. The public can visit the library, attend a wide range of events and activities for both children and adults. At Sølvberget's first floor you can also find...more
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Solvberggata 2 | Arneageren, Stavanger 4002, Norway
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Friday 7th September and we were strolling around and sightseeing in Stavanger and we came across this building. In fairness it is not hard to miss it sticks out like a sore thumb, it is in complete contrast to the old wooden buildings that are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed August 16, 2018

The library and culture house of Stavanger is popular amongst young and old, and not to wonder. Its range of free activities, newspapers from all over the world, places to hang and discover books and magazines or just talk to friends, a wide range of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KristinVestrheimC
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is not really a "tourist" sight but it is a very useful stop point in Stavanger. It contains cinemas, exhibits, a library, snack shop and restaurants (as well as free toilets on the lower levels). It has a pleasant, active atmosphere and is a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Very popular among students, offering many desks and seating groups. They do not allow food in, but there are many nearby places to get food. Make sure to get the after-hours contract, which you need to ask for specifically, if you already have a library...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank enur1979
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Unless you have a credit card or a ten Krone coin, make use of the toilet facilities here. Superb library, excellent Odeon cinema (formerly SF Kino) Adult ticket prices 135 NOK Or be a VIP with leather seats, free coffee and chocolates in a tiny...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed September 23, 2017

The literature festival was here. What a place. It's a multi-level library, art gallery, cinema, cafe, pizzeria, kiosk... all in one.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ameeeee
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Amidst all the old wooden houses in the city, this concrete modern architecture stands right out in the middle of town. It's out to get your attention. It looked like that it's a local favorite in this building that houses the library, the cinema and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed May 27, 2017

The place is quite strange, situated among old, nice, wooden townhouses, and partly built together with the old cinema. A strange hybrid that seemed to functioned on the inside, but looked strange from the outside. Several nice cafés and even something like a library.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Torger B
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Apart from frequent Out of Order signs on the free (that´s cool!) pcs, this is a lovely place to visit. The celebration of internationalism in what sometimes feels like a rather insular society is a breath of fresh air.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank PaulS13108
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

If it rains (and it does quite often in Stavanger) seek shelter here. This cultural center has everything you look for and still some surprises: it has a cinema, a gallery, two cafes, library with some great and helpful librarians and people any time of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 739annamariag
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