|Stavanger maritime museum (4 Jan 2021 - 11 Apr 2021)|
|Tuesday - Wednesday||11:00||- 15:00|
|Thursday - Friday||11:00||- 19:00|
|Saturday - Sunday||11:00||- 16:00|
|Stavanger maritime museum, closed due renovation (12 Apr 2021 - 30 Sept 2021)|
|Monday - Sunday||Closed|
ABOUT THE MUSEUM
The museum's exhibitions are located in Stavanger's best-preserved merchants’ buildings. The exhibitons convey the last 200 years of maritime history, craftmanship and trade and the general development of the city.
FROM HERRING TO OIL
The exhibition shows how rich herring fisheries laid the foundation for Stavanger’s future growth in the 1800s. Furthermore the exhibitons conveys the region’s development toward industry and oil business.
Working at the Docks, activity exhibition. The museum has recreated a quayside marketplace for children where they can act out life of late 1950s Stavanger.
2nd floor: The general store, historic interior. The reconstructed shop dates back to around 1910, and is built using decor and objects from a variety of shops in the city.
3rd floor: Shipowner's office, historic interior. The office interior is authentic and belonged to the Monsen family company, which was in business from 1812 to 1977.
3rd floor: The merchant's apartment, historic interior. The apartment is a reconstruction and consists of living room, dining room, home office and kitchen with pantry. The decor shows how a merchant’s apartment might have looked c. 1910. Through the windows, one of them fitted with sliding mirrors, there are views to the terraced gardens belonging to the properties Nedre Strandgate 17 & 19. Outside the street is also the Groom well, belonging to Nedre Strandgate 17, named after the company Groom & Son, who ran a firm exporting lobster from here.
4th floor: Sail loft, historic interior. At the very top of one of the warehouses is a fully equipped sail loft. The loft give a realistic impression of the working conditions of the town’s sail makers.
Stavanger Maritime museum also owns two historic sailing vessels, the sloop Anna af Sand and the Colin Archer yacht Wyvern.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Children 0 - 6 years||Free|
|Children 6 - 18 år||NOK50.00 tickets|
|Tickets familie (2 voksne og 3 barn)||NOK250.00 tickets|
|with student card||Free|
The ticket is valid on all MUST's museums that are open that day.
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