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Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre

Fosnes | Oppstryn, Stryn 6799, Norway
+47 480 02 997
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This is a stop for coffee, food & information on Glaciers. There is also a film which is very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Neil03091947
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Alesund, Norway
Kinda pricey

This visitor center is beautifully situated on the shores of Lake Stryn. Parking, the café, and the... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
travelerfromsj
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San Jose, California
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Information about Jostedalsbreen national park. Touch screen with information about the national parks in Norway. Exhibition under restoration with animals from the national park and surroundings, pictures from glaciers, avalanches, and mountains. Information about geologi with a mineral collection and a geological park outside. Garden and an ecology exhibition beeing renewed during the summer of 2017. Movie about the national park. Museumshop with local food, souvenirs, local wool sweathers, amongst other items. Panorama restaurant with a beautiful view over the Oppstryn water and the village of Flo.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Fosnes | Oppstryn, Stryn 6799, Norway
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+47 480 02 997
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a stop for coffee, food & information on Glaciers. There is also a film which is very informative.

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Reviewed June 29, 2018

This visitor center is beautifully situated on the shores of Lake Stryn. Parking, the café, and the souvenir store inside the Visitor Center are free, but it costs a 100 NOK ticket to see the exhibits, use the restrooms, or go outside between the Visitor...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

We stopped here with a tour from our cruise ship. The scenery from Hellesylt to the visitor centre is spectacular. There is not much to do at the visitor centre after watching the 15 minute film. Since we were on a tour bus we did...More

1  Thank drjohnScottsdale
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JostedalsbreenSenter, Daglig leder at Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thank you for visiting our National Park Center. The center are in process renewing the exhibiton. We have removed old and outdated models to make space for new exhibition, and renewed the pictures in the exhibition, as well as digitized old newspapers of the natural...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

I haven't seen nothing like this before. I came here in Autumn and there were many activities I couldn't do because they were out of season but it was AMAZING. I had never seen wild places like this. All the glaciers and the dam are...More

Thank Ethne T
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

We arrived here after our earlier cruise to visit the Geirangerfjord (please refer to my earlier review of the place). It was already closed to 5pm but the sky was still very bright. Most visitors come here with an objective which is to see and...More

3  Thank ZfyEd
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

No return of VAT on purchases here, so I put the items back. There is a 5 minute information movie on glaciers, taxidermied indigenous animals, native stones, and flowers. The surroundings are amazing, but so are the surroundings outside the information center. I was completely...More

2  Thank cardiak
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Olden itself is just a small town with a few shops but surrounded by majestic scenery. We took an excursion into the National Park and it is just amazing, arms of the largest glacier in Europe peeping out from every valley, stunning waterfalls and rushing...More

Thank brodiesmate
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Reviewed November 12, 2016

This park is beautiful and offers great walks to see the glaciers. We visited 2 points of the park. Bergsetbreen has a walk of about 2 hours and passes through incredible landscapes. Nigardsbren has the most touristy access and you arrive with the car very...More

4  Thank LanaFerreira
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Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Visiting the Nigardsbreen glacier could be tiring, especially if you take an ice hike. The JN Center is the perfect place to end the day. The food is good, the view from the balcony superb, the staff friendly.

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Reviewed June 23, 2016

Helpful staff and wonderful views of the glacier - what more can you ask for? Definitely worth a stop here.

1  Thank LindandJohn
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Christina M
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Response from JostedalsbreenSenter | Property representative |
Hi! There are many beautiful hikes in the area. It depends on what you would like to see, and where you're going to from Geiranger. I could recommend Erdalen which is a beautiful valley in Oppstryn, not far from the national... More
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