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Stavanger , fjord area

Norwegian Petroleum Museum

Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Espen Grønli/Norsk Oljemuseum Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Espen Grønli/Norsk Oljemuseum Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Espen Grønli/Norsk Oljemuseum Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Jan A. Tjemsland/Norsk Oljemuseum Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Jan A. Tjemsland/Norsk Oljemuseum Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Shade Barka Martins/Norsk Oljemuseum Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Tom Haga/Norsk Oljemuseum Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Tom Haga/Norsk Oljemuseum Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Tom Haga/Norsk Oljemuseum Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Espen Grønli/Norsk Oljemuseum Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Espen Grønli/Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Espen Grønli/Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Espen Grønli/Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Jan A. Tjemsland/Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Jan A. Tjemsland/Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Shade Barka Martins/Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Tom Haga/Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Tom Haga/Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Tom Haga/Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Foto: Espen Grønli/Norsk Oljemuseum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum Photo: Norsk Oljemuseum

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Description

The Norwegian Petroleum museum is a museum for everyone. Its exhibits explain how oil and gas are created, discovered and produced, and what they are used for. The museum also provides information about technological advances and the way petroleum influences Norwegian society. Original objects, models, film and interactive exhibits illustrate everything from everyday life offshore to technology and dramatic incidents. The exhibit “North Sea Divers” is a new exhibition about the pioneer-divers in the North Sea. Interactive stations, films and texts explain the challenging work the divers had. In the cinema, the 3D movie “Petropolis” is shown all day. Here you can experience scary dinosaurs and technological adventures told in a humoristic and engaging way. The exhibitions are texted in English as well as Norwegian and all the films are in English. Activity sheets for children and activities for youngsters throughout the exhibitions. Try the Catastrophe room and rescue chute – if you dare! Museum shop with interesting gifts for young and old as a memento of your visit to the museum. Something which expands your knowledge of oil and gas, or simply something you like. Museum café Bølgen & Moi serves delicious light meals.

 Closed 24, 25, 31 Dec and 1 Jan
From
100/50 NOK per adult/child

Categories

  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries
  • Family activities Family activities

Hours

1/2/2015 - 5/31/2015
Mon - Sat
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sun
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6/1/2015 - 8/31/2015
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9/1/2015 - 12/30/2015
Mon - Sat
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sun
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Facilities

  • Special

    • fjord area
    • city centre/downtown
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • museum
    • museum shop
    • active sharing
    • guided tour by appointment
    • geology
  • Credit cards

    • Maestro
    • BankAxept
    • American Express
    • Eurocard
    • MasterCard
    • Diners Club
    • credit cards accepted
    • Visa
  • Disabled persons

    • guide dogs are welcome
    • accessible to wheelchair users
    • toilet for disabled persons
  • General facilities

    • coach/truck parking
    • other opening hours by agreement
    • playground
    • international
    • toilet
    • café
    • guided tour of the establishment
    • parking
    • private pier
    • family friendly
  • Activities

    • guided trips
    • indoors
    • sights worth seeing
    • activities for children
  • Intended audience

    • family
    • children
    • youth
    • adults
    • adults
    • educationalists
    • bus and group events
  • Season

    • all year round
  • Language

    • English
  • Food and drinks

    • International
    • lunch
    • dinner
    • coffee shop
    • special location
    • outside dining area
    • local dishes
  • Duration

    • 2 hours
  • Discounts

    • Fjord Pass
    • NAF
    • group prices
    • family discount
    • Culture Card
    • Show Your Card
    • group discount
    • NAF Card

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The Norwegian Petroleum museum is a museum for everyone. Its exhibits explain how oil and gas are created, discovered and produced, and what they are u...

Norwegian Petroleum Museum

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