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Rockheim in Trondheim is Norway's national rock museum - Photo: CH/Visit Norway
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Rockheim in Trondheim is Norway's national rock museum Photo: CH/Visit Norway

Visit some of the many attractions and museums

In the area around Trondheim there are many attractions and museums to explore. How about a visit to Rockheim, the Norvegian rock museum?
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Rockheim in Trondheim is Norway's national rock museum - Photo: CH/Visit Norway

Visit some of the many attractions and museums

In the area around Trondheim there are many attractions and museums to explore. How about a visit to Rockheim, the Norvegian rock museum?

Visit some of the many attractions and museums

Source: Visitnorway

Attractions in Trondheim

Trondheim

The wharfs

The oldest of the wharves along the River Nidelva date back to the 18th century; nevertheless, they still give the impression of the waterfront as it...

Trondheim

The Norwegian crown jewels

The King’s crown and the other items that make up the Regalia of Norway are exhibited in the west wing of the Archbishop’s Palace. This priceless histo...

Trondheim

Ilsvikora

Ilsvikøra is a listed and restored residential area with wooden buildings. A quiet place between the busy harbor and tall modern concrete buildings....

Trondheim

The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro)

Gamle Bybro - The Old Town Bridge - was first built on this site in 1681. At the same time, Kristiansten Fort was under construction. A sentry and exc...

Trondheim

Sverresborg Open air Museum of Cultural History

Open air museum with more than 60 buildings from Trondheim and the Trøndelag area. Beautiful surroundings, and from the ruins of King Sverre's Castle...

Trondheim

The Monk's Island

Trondheim's execution ground in ancient times. Benedictine monks built a monastery on the island very early in the 11th century, probably one of the...

Trondheim

Sporveismuseet (Tramway Museum)

Trondheim Tramway Museum presents the history of the city's two one metre gauge tramway companies, started in 1901 and 1924, with an exhibition of old...

Trondheim

Hospitalskirken

Built in 1705. The earliest wooden octagonal church in Norway and Sweden. Next to Trondheim's Hospital (founded in 1277). Photo: Jørn Adde © Trondheim...

Trondheim

Kristiansten Fortress

The fort was built after the great city fire in 1681 and now stands guard over the city. It saved the city from conquest by Sweden in 1718. From the fo...

Trondheim

Trondheim kunstmuseum (Trondheim Museum of Art)

Norwegian and international art. The museum has Norway's third largest public collection emphazising norwegian art from 1850 up till today....

Trondheim

Ringve Botanical Gardens

Open every day, admission free. Guided tours by appointment. Ringve Botanical gardens include a systematic section showing the relationship between...

Trondheim

Norsk Døvemuseum

Museum that shows the history of the deaf people in Norway....

Trondheim

Camera Obscura

Have you ever been inside a camera? Experience Camera Obscura by the river near the Radisson Blu Royal Garden hotel. Guided tour on request. Booking...

Trondheim

Church ruins from the Middle Ages

Ruins of a church dating back to the middle ages are found in the basement of SpareBank 1 Midt-Norge. They were discovered during archaeological exca...

Trondheim

Rockheim, Norway's national museum of pop and rock

Rockheim is Norway’s national museum of pop and rock music. Since the museum’s opening in 2010 there has been a steady stream of visitors eager to lear...

Trondheim

Ravnkloa Fish Market

Ravnkloa at the lower end of Munkegata. The city's fish market and the old Ravnkloa clock. Boat departure to Munkholmen (Munk's island) in the summer...

Trondheim

Ringve Music Museum

Ringve Music Museum is Norway’s national museum of music and musical instruments, with instruments from all continents The museum has two permanent e...

Trondheim

Trondheim kunstmuseum - Gråmølna

The museum is now closed for restauration. The norwegian artists Håkon Bleken and Inger Sitters gift to Trondheim Art Museum and the inhabitants of Tr...

Trondheim

Stiftsgården - The Royal Residence

Stiftsgården, built during 1774- 78 by the ambitious widow and privy counsellor Cecilie Christine Schøller, it is the largest wooden palace in Scandina...

Trondheim

Salamander night

Made by Trondheim artist Kjell Erik Killi Olsen for Sao Paulo's biennial anniversary in Brazil in 1989. Comprises 72 sculptures, all of which are more...

Trondheim

The Church of our Lady

The Church of Our Lady in Trondheim was celebrating its 800th anniversary in 2007 on the evidence that the church was mentioned for the first time in...

STJØRDAL

Stjørdal museum Værnes

An Open Air Museum offering a variety of exhibits with the Old Værnes Vicarage as a focal point. This restored wooden building from 1820 provide an goo...

Trondheim

St. Olav Catholic Church

Open for prayers all day. Mass on weekdays at 6.30 pm, and Sundays 9 am and 11 am....

Trondheim

Nidaros Cathedral

The world’s northernmost gothic cathedral. Built from 1070 onwards over the tomb of St. Olav, the Viking king who brought Christianity to Norway, the c...

Trondheim

The Armoury

Rustkammeret is an army museum as well as a resistance museum, emphasizing Trøndelag's military history.  The museum shows military history from...

Stjørdal

Hegra

Hegra may look like any other small village along the highway where not a lot happens. But if you slow down on your way through Hegra, you will be sur...

Trondheim

Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum - National Museum of Decorative Arts

The museum houses a historical and modern collection that includes furniture, silver, glass, textile, ceramics and design from the 15th. century up t...

Trondheim

The Archbishop's Palace Museum

In 1983 a big fire burned down two of the large wooden buildings in the Archbishop’s Palace. The Museum was built on the same grounds where these orig...

Trondheim

Vitensenteret - The Science Center

Popular- science adventure centre. More than 150 models for you to explore. Revelations for visitors of all ages....

Trondheim

Ladeparken

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Trondheim

Veitene

Wander the narrow streets and alleys ("veitene") that were typical of the old Trondheim. Trondheim is one of the most distinctive towns built of wood...

Trondheim

Gåsaparken

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Trondheim

Waisenhuset

A large, beautiful timber building from 1772, to the west of Nidaros Cathedral. One of Trondheim's first social institutions where orphans lived and g...

Trondheim

Bakke church

Bakke church is just outside the city centre (walking distance) One of two octogonal churches....

Trondheim

The Emigrant Monument - Leiv Eiriksson statue

Pirsenteret, Brattøra. Bus to Pier terminal. Gift from Americans of Scandinavian heritage for Trondheim?s Millennium in 1997. In honour of emigrants...

Trondheim

Museum of Natural History and Archaeology

The Museum of Natural History and Archaeology has exhibitions on nature and culture, church art and the Middle Ages. Museum shop and café. Norwegian Mu...

Trondheim

Hospitalsløkkan area

The area surrounding the old Trondhjem Hospital, the oldest social institution in Scandinavia. Typical old timber-dwellings, most of which have been re...

Trondheim

SDS Hansteen (old Steam ship)

You can really see the city from the fjord in the summer months if you book a trip on the sailing steamship "Hansteen". The ship was built in the perio...

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