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Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum

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Address: Sverresborg Alle 13, Trondheim 7020, Norway
Phone Number:
+47 73 89 01 00
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12:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Open air museum with more than 80 buildings from Trondheim and the...

Open air museum with more than 80 buildings from Trondheim and the Trondelag area. Beautiful surroundings, and from the ruins of King Sverre's Castle you have a wonderful view over the city and the fjord. The impressive main exhibition Livsbilder, Images of Life, in the public building reflects childhood, youth, adulthood and age in the region during the past century. The rural section shows the development in Trondelag buidling styles from the fjord to the mountains, and how people lived in the 18th and 19th centuries in the different country areas.

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Its a very important place in Trondheim and the buildings are well conserved. Its expensive like everything in Norway so this is not a surprise. The service is good and is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Trondheim, Norway
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Trondheim, Norway
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a very important place in Trondheim and the buildings are well conserved. Its expensive like everything in Norway so this is not a surprise. The service is good and is family-children friendly :)

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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this review

Hi Giovanna! Thanks for your great feedback. We hope to see you back here! :) More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellently presented museum. The buildings have been gathered together, from different areas as well as from different centuries. All buildings have been preserved and conserved, which is a credit to all those involved in the process. The guide gave an excellent presentation and was happy to spend the time answering questions. The sheep were grazing, and several... More 

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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this review

Hi Margaret! Thank you very much for your great feedback! We are very glad to hear that you had a good time at our museum! :) More 

Ladera Ranch, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely love open-air style museums and this one was great. Everything was covered in a layer of snow, there were real campfires and tents, and there was traditional Sami singing while I was there. You can walk around the place as you please and see all of the old buildings.

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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this review

Hi ashltorres! Thank you very much for your great feedback. We hope that you will visit the museum in the summer season as well, when the sun is up, our animals are here and there are activities both outdoor and indoor in every part of the open air museum :) More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great museum which tells the story of Norway. So much to do here. For the whole family. Take a look at you tube and the website.

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1 Thank Hege W
martetveit, Museumspedagog at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this review

Hi Hege! Thank you very much for your positive feedback! We hope to see you here again! :) Marte Tveit, museum educator More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! If you are not really interested in history and culture, you will become interested while spending time at Sverresborg! The area itself is quite vast, beautiful buildings everywhere - one of my absolute favourites is Oppdalstunet, in particular Detli, it'simply breathtaking (this is the very house Disney studied to make the attraction of Anna and Elsas... More 

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martetveit, Museumspedagog at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you very much for your visit and the feedback. We are so glad to hear that you had a good time here during our Easter holiday special. We hope to see you again this summer! :) More 

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the Easter Egg hunt and helped solve the Easter mystery. We got candy as a prize and the kids all had a lot of fun doing this! The cafe is very cosy and has very good waffles.

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martetveit, Museumspedagog at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this review

Hi Heidi! Thank you very much for your visit and your kind words! We hope to see you here again :) More 

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The best Christmesmarked in Norway, realy worth a wisit! 👍Wonderful in the summer too, just like i town from the middelage, lots of animals and fun for kid's and adult's 😊

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martetveit, Museumspedagog at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for the great feedback! We hope to see you here again! :) More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

A short bus ride outside the city center is this pearl of an open air museum. A collection of historic buildings tells the story of rich and poor from the city of Trondheim and in the countryside around. Dedicated guides takes you around and bring life to the houses. Great visit for families with children!

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We walked around old town which is open to anyone. The buildings are quaint! Nothing seemed to stop people without tickets in to the buildings. The tickets were only checked when entering the exhibits. There was no english and it seemed like everyday history to me.

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Traralgon, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Really enjoyed this open air museum, it gave you a real insight into how people lived a few generations ago , some terrific homes and shops to enter and learn about the previous residents/owners. Don't miss the dentist and the home of the Night Man where there is a recording going telling you all about the night man , his... More 

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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this review

Hey Roy! Thank you very much for your kind words, it's very nice to hear that you enjoyed the visit to our museum :) More 

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