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Stavanger Museum


Stavanger Museum



Stavanger Museum is located at Muségata 16. While its history dates back to 1877, its present premises are from 1893. The building is today the venue for exhibitions on natural history and cultural history, and for the Norwegian Children’s Museum. It also houses Norway’s Bird Ringing Centre, the administration of Museum Stavanger (MUST), a museum library and technical workshops.


Exhibitions of cultural history and natural history The focus on both cultural history and natural history has been important ever since the museum’s founding. The way the collections are approached, however, has changed over time. Today we present the history of Stavanger and the biological diversity of the region. The museum also has a medical collection and related exhibition. The Norwegian Children’s Museum Its main focus is on the history of childhood and children’s culture. The museum also has an outdoor play park with historical games.


Phone number

+47 518 42 700



Muségata 16, 4010 Stavanger, Norway

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