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Kristiansand Museum

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Wonderful Open Air Museum

My family visited this museum on a cruise ship excursion. We really enjoyed our time there. It's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ocean_Girl
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California
Very interesting museum!

We visited on a cruise ship excursion. The museum guide who showed us around was very informative... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Andrew E
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Dover, United Kingdom
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Open-air museum with approx. 40 Antiquated buildings. Bygaden (old town street), Vest-Agder tunet (old yard) and Setesdalstunet. Miniature model town based on old buildings in Kristiansand. Walk down the old town street, allow the children to play...more
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Vigeveien 22 b | Kongsgård, Kristiansand 4633, Norway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family visited this museum on a cruise ship excursion. We really enjoyed our time there. It's so interesting to see the older homes and learn how people lived hundreds of years ago. The young woman who guided us through the museum was very knowledgeable...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear CaliBeachGal Thank you so much for your review. We really appreaciate it when our guests think the visit was good! Hope to see you again some time. Kind regard Eva H

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We visited on a cruise ship excursion. The museum guide who showed us around was very informative and entertaining! There is a lot to see at the museum, and unfortunately, as we were on an excursion, we didn't have enough time to explore everything, so...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Andrew E Thank you for a great review. I hope you get the possibility to come back with more time another time. Take care Eva H

Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had a guided tour inside one building that was built in 1650. I was most impressed with this structure and. how it has withstood the forces of nature for so long. By being inside we could get a little feel for what it was...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi 512Dick Thank you for such a great review. We are pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit. We are, of course, very proud of our old buildings and it is is great when history hits our visitors. Eva H

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We have a few days left until we jump to Kristiansand ferry back home and tried to find some cool places to visit as we like open air museums. And this one did surprise us in a positive way. Beautiful old wooden houses , most...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Hi Nikoll M We aim to please, and we are so happy you enjoyed your visit. You are always welcome back! Eva H

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great day, relaxing with a one year old, feeding gentle sheep, big rabbits and two horses. Great peaceful cafe with shade to breastfeed and have a picnic, excellent coffe reasonably priced with professional, welcoming, knowledgeable staff. Will definitely come back to follow allong the guided...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for a great review and welcome back any time! Eva H

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

A nice wee museum with some fascinating buildings. Took the free tour provided by the docents and learned lots of interesting facts and had access to 300 year old wooden buildings normally under lock and key. She kept it fun and interesting for our preschooler....More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear MphsQueen, thank you for a good review! We aim to please and our guides are always happy to hear that they have done a good job. All the best, Eva H

Reviewed 29 September 2017

We visited the Kristiansand Museum on a tour. It was one of the better stops on this tour. The docents at the museum were awesome! They really make the history, and the way life was in Norway in the 16th to 19th century, informative and...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your visit. Regards Eva H

Reviewed 19 July 2017

We stopped here on our Guide Sor mini-bus tour. I booked the tour because it included this stop. It was very well done. it was a Saturday and they were not expecting us (bad check for Guide Sor! ) but within 15-20 min they had...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hi! I am happy to hear you were welcomed and taken care if by our clever guides. Very good to hear that you enjoyed you visit! Eva H

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The museum is a collection of old buildings , ranging from the 16th to the 19th century. It is beautifully situated a short drive from the city centre. I was a bit sceptical when bringing our six-year old to a museum with old buildings, but...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hi Kristin Thank you for reviewing and for the nice words. We are always happy to hear that our guests have enjoyed the visit. Eva H

Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited the museum on a cold rainy autumn Sunday. It was a combined walk/museum experience. We walked around the area and looked inside the houses, and it was interesting - also the maritime exhibition. Well worth a visit. We wanted to have a nice...More

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Eva H, Konsulent at Kristiansand Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Hi Thank you for your feedback. We will definitely see what we can do to make the cafe more comfortable. Eva MH

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shrible1
1 July 2018|
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Response from Eva H | Property representative |
Hi shrible1, the museum is a little more than 4 kilometers from the harbour, and google maps estimates walking time to 53 minutes. You can also get to the museum on the eastbound buses marked M1, M2 or M3 leaving from... More
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Explorer355
3 August 2016|
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We have the following prices all in Norwegian kroner. Adult: NOK 90,- Child (between 4 and 18) NOK 40,- Familiy (2 adults and up to 3 children) NOK 220,-
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GeorgeMonroe
21 May 2016|
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Hello George, the distance from the cruise port to the museum is close to 10 kilometers, a more than 2 hours walk. You can get on the westbound M1-bus and walk from the bus stop. That would be about 2,1 kilometers. Eva H
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