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Kristiansand Kanonmuseum

Movik | Krooddveien, Kristiansand 4624, Norway
+47 38 08 50 90
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Historical, strong and visit worthy

By the name of it, you may think it would be a castle or big museum but the thing I like about this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ansh001
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Kristiansand, Norway
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With it's history and beautiful nature we see our selfs coming back here over and over. You have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
enurweb
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Kristiansand, Norway
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Movik | Krooddveien, Kristiansand 4624, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago

By the name of it, you may think it would be a castle or big museum but the thing I like about this museum is that its out in the open with nice fresh air. You have a nice maintained building with displays of german...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With it's history and beautiful nature we see our selfs coming back here over and over. You have everything close by for a walking trip, go to the historic sites or just go down to the sea side and go for a swim. A great...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Kanonmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi enurweb So happy to hear that you enjoy the museum and its surroundings. Thank you for a nice review and welcome back any time! Eva H

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Wasn't sure what we would see when we signed up for this ship excursion but was pleasantly surprised. This is a hidden gem to find as this German gun is huge and amazingly is still fired every year as part of a celebration. The interesting...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Kanonmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for reviewing the Kanonmuseum. We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that you were impressed with what you saw and the story around it. Eva H

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice place to visit. Well maintained with WW2 bunkers, artefacts and the big ones. Has got a nice view too.

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Kanonmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for reviewing the museum. We really appreciate it! Eva H

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Such a nice little place. Around the small harbour are cafes, restaurants and small stores. The fish n chips looked amazing. Cross the bridge and walk to the old Fort, nice views from here, great photos too. Walk into town and see the old church,...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

the view from Kanonmuseum is wonderful. And the canon is impressively large. Good to know little bit history on the WW2

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Kanonmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hi Vincent It is really good to know that you hade a nice experience when visiting the canon. Have a nice day! Eva H

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Located in my hometown of Kristiansand this place offers exciting learning and history from the WW2. As a bonus the area is great for those Sunday walking trips in beautiful nature.More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Kanonmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017
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Hei - takk for at du deler dine tanker om museet. Vi setter alltid pris på å bli likt. Hilsen...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is the biggest Must See of it`s kind in Norway, if you are interested in military defence or old military equipment. They have a variety of WW2 guns and equipment in display, this was originally a German shipturret gun mounted in a large fortress...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Kanonmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thank you for taking time to review Kristiansand Kanonmuseum. We are very proud of the large cannon and, of course, happy when people take interest in it. Eva H

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were on a cruise ship and made our way on public transport (really easy) to the Kanonmuseum which is a fantastic little place to visit. You can go round the canon that is still left and get a really good insight into what it...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Kanonmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Hi! It is so good to see that you found the visit interesting. I am sorry that the train was not running, the cause was probably needed maintenance. Have a good day! Eva H

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are historicaly interested this is a place worth visiting. It shows the bigest canon mounted in the world. Its an area with beautiful nature and much history

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Kanonmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thank you for taking time to review Kristiansand Kanonmuseum. Glad you liked it! Eva H

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JeffsTravellinCircus
4 October 2016|
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Hi Jeff the museum is open Sundays only in October, from 12-16. You can still walk around and see the museum from the outside. if you need any further information please contact the museum. Eva H
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Hi, I saw you were given an adequate answer, I hope you had a good stay!
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The museum is approx. 9 km from town, and you can get there by the M1 bus and a walk. Opening hours are: 21.08 – 13.09: Man – ons 11 – 15, tors – søn 11 – 17 Prices are: adult nok 80,- Children NOK 40,- Families (2 adults... More
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