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Little-known local history

We bought a ticket to the Dokken Museum that included this museum, so we dropped in. And stayed... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Banda-in-Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
First stop on Norway cruise

We had a pleasant hour in the museum. Lots to look at, hardly any descriptions in English which... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
LJTownie
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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22 Aug 2018
“Little-known local history”
11 Sep 2018
“Excellent history”
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Regional museum (in the town centre near the church) with cultural history collections centred on agriculture, fishing, shipping, living habits and building customs. The museum centre arranges thematic exhibitions featuring domestic and local life...more
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Skaaregata 142, Haugesund 5527, Norway
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+47 52 70 93 60
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Want to know about Haugesund history? Come here. Small place with lots of things to see and learn. Very helpful staff

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank plentyfun
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We bought a ticket to the Dokken Museum that included this museum, so we dropped in. And stayed. The basement contained an excellent display on farming life in past centuries, the main level on historical nautical life, and a Haugesund Jewish merchant who perished in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Banda-in-Japan
Reviewed 12 July 2018

A great historical museum which gives a nice look into the past, especially here in Haugesund. Worth the trip.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SupEvan
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Noticed this little museum whilst walking around Haugesund and for around £5 a bit of a bargain too. Very nautical theme within and friendly staff to set you on the right path around the 3 floors . Unfortunately not a lot of English translations on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mikezhivago
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We had a pleasant hour in the museum. Lots to look at, hardly any descriptions in English which made it hard to understand what we were always looking at but we had fun trying to translate. The experience is what you make it and we...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank LJTownie
Reviewed 16 December 2016

It is the place you can see the history aboth Haugesund and the aeria arrond. The history of the shipping, fishing and how the people lived in old time.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank M6117DPlindal
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This museum has a great collection of items presenting the history of Haugesund, including faming, household items, old shoe shop, great general store, classroom, fishing and shipping industries. The farming implements brought back memories of my early days on a cane farm in Queensland, Australia....More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Maureen S
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