We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Justice Museum

Closed: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
Fascinating history

As I know very little about Norwegian history, I learnt a lot here. The displays are well laid out... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
via mobile
Very interesting

An interesting private collection of police history in Trondheim and when the Germans took over... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2016
Port Hedland, Australia
Read all 35 reviews
All photos (35)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
1 Sep 2018
“Fascinating history”
16 Jul 2017
“Absolutely worth while visiting!”
The Norwegian Justice Museum shows the development of the police and justice system from the 18th century until the present. The museum also has an outstanding collection from the occupation period, 1940- 1945
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Kongens gate 95 | Trondheim, Trondheim 7012, Norway
+47 73 89 92 03
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Trondheim
from US$ 80.30
More Info
from US$ 65.97
More Info
from US$ 123.20
More Info
Reviews (35)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

As I know very little about Norwegian history, I learnt a lot here. The displays are well laid out and English guidebooks are available. Some fascinating artefacts to view here.

Thank JPH1984
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I'm a fan of murder mysteries and history. This building has a lots of history. It has also been a asylum for criminally insane. Inside you can find old murder weapons, old police uniforms, pictures of prisoners held there and Second World War history of...More

1  Thank Liskotus
Reviewed 8 January 2016

An interesting private collection of police history in Trondheim and when the Germans took over Trondheim at the beginning of WWII a until the last day of the war. It also goes into the people who help the Gestapo here against the local resistance. The...More

Thank Bobby1505
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I was rather disappointed by this museum. Some parts were interesting, but the museum and the exhibition should have been better maintained...

Thank Marita B
Reviewed 7 October 2015

A very interesting museum with relics from our past. Especially from our period when we were invaded during WW2. Many nice, old relics and interesting things to see. The opening hours are however, slightly strange. Call on beforehand. It is a 15 minutes walk from...More

Thank Pål H
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

This is such a nice place to visit. Besides having excellent historical lessons and interesting anegdotes, what was really surprising is that you will have a chance to see original Enigma encryption machine. Actually, English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing, managed to crack the Enigma...More

Thank Hasharijast
Reviewed 3 May 2014

This museum features many interesting objects, used by both offenders and the law. It is fascinating to learn how criminals were regarded in earlier times and how they were punished. The posters explaining the exhibited objects are all in Norwegian, but a leaflet in English...More

Thank Knutarn
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 24 nearby hotels
Thon Hotel Prinsen
208 reviews
.64 km away
Thon Hotel Trondheim
405 reviews
.71 km away
Quality Hotel Augustin
484 reviews
.72 km away
Comfort Hotel Park
498 reviews
.77 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 304 nearby restaurants
Rost Teaterbistro
155 reviews
.70 km away
Amber Asian Food Restaurant
122 reviews
.54 km away
Emilies Eld Restaurant & Bar
509 reviews
.68 km away
Bangkok Cafe
175 reviews
.64 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 134 nearby attractions
Hiking in Bymarka
116 reviews
.11 km away
91 reviews
.83 km away
Olav Tryggvason Monument
123 reviews
.25 km away
58 reviews
.75 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from National Justice Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines