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Preus museum

Kommandoerkaptein Klincks vei 7 | Karljohansvern, Horten 3183, Norway
+47 33 03 16 30
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An important museum of photographing

A nice museum, in great locations, which shows the development of photographing over decades. They... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Atle73
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Tonsberg, Norway
World class photography

Preus is Norway's national photography museum and lives up to the challenge. An interesting... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2015
tualatin
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Horten, Norway
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Welcome to Preus museum - a treasury of photographs, technical equipment and photo litterature in a historical building refurbished by architect Sverre Fehn. Please check the website for updated exhibition program. Preus museum is Norway's National Museum of Photography. The museum was founded in 1995 when the Norwegian Government bought the collections that belonged to Preus Fotomuseum, a private museum. The Norwegian State is the owner of the museum.
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30 Dec 2016
“An important museum of photographing”
6 May 2015
“World class photography”
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kommandoerkaptein Klincks vei 7 | Karljohansvern, Horten 3183, Norway
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+47 33 03 16 30
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

A nice museum, in great locations, which shows the development of photographing over decades. They also have photograph exhibitions during the year.

Thank Atle73
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Preus is Norway's national photography museum and lives up to the challenge. An interesting permanent historical exhibit precedes the main exhibition space which has had really amazing shows during the past few years, including legendary Life magazine photographer Margaret Bourke-White, Enerest Cole (who documented apartheid...More

2  Thank tualatin
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

The National photographic museum . Lots og New and antique Photo technocalities, real spycameraes, beautiful and rare designcameraes. The arvhotecture is high classic modern . And There Are galleries and high-class exhibitions. Very Nice museum, and great fin for kids

2  Thank ole tom r
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Where to start? Preus Museum is all things photography. You want the history of photography? Check. You want to see the evolution of actual cameras? Check. You want to see great photographic collections? Photo archives? Do you need research? Preus museum has all of the...More

2  Thank Cassiel_Agrippa
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Old cameras and pictures collected from all over the world. Right now you can see the exhibition; Nick Brandt on this earth, a shadow falls. This exhibition is produced by Fotografiska, the Swedish museum of Photography

2  Thank EvaLHorten
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