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Tromso Public library and City Archives

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Beautiful open concept library.

Such a beautiful modern library, like the natural lighting design, the open concept makes it looks... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Glass front

This public Library is well worth having a look they have four floors that you can see from the... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
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Groennegata 94, Tromso 9008, Norway
+47 77 79 09 00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful modern library, like the natural lighting design, the open concept makes it looks so welcoming and it's a true exhibit of the openness for knowledge should be. While it feels lively with the open spaces, it wasn't noisy and busy, the atmosphere...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

It is free space to read the magazines newspapers... use the computers and free wifi to catch up with family and friends. I was able to type a letter for a job application and save to my mail. A great life line . Thanks

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This public Library is well worth having a look they have four floors that you can see from the street through the glass frontage this building reminds me a little of the Sydney opera House.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This was asn excellent place for us to get out of the rain and wait for it to clear. The wi-fi connection was excellent. If you can read Norwegian, they had newspapers from every city that publishes in Norway.

1  Thank Clarina P
Reviewed 9 June 2018

To summarize this is the best place in Tromso to spend the time, to read many books, magazines and newspapers. Many computers on every floor are put to the disposal of the guests. The Staff of the library is friendly and helpfull.

Thank LechBK
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I've heard that the architecture of the library was well-known and that the building was constructed under the original roof of the old Fokus Cinema, so decided to make a deliberate stop here. I was abit bummed in the beginning as the exterior wasn't very...More

Thank fuschial
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is a stunning and wonderful building, you can't but watch it. The walls are made of glass so that you can see all the books inside, located into 4 or even more floors. Beautifull!

Thank did0ne90
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Located in the Fokuskvartalet area in the center of the city, the library is also a part of a complex containing the Town Hall and a cinema. Basically, the library collection has four floors, a top gallery and a part of the building as the...More

1  Thank b0wdy
Reviewed 28 February 2018

It is impressive to see that in the city center the reference point is the library! That's what other cities think about.

Thank Athanasios L
Reviewed 18 February 2018

The Tromso Public library and City Archives is an awesome building far from any other buildings on Groennegata. It truly stands out compared to other building both at night time and in daylight. Well worth visiting and if not just for getting the warmth into...More

Thank Chokk
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