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Ringerikes Museum

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Exciting viking exhibition at Hringsriki

These museums are the real deal with authentic bullet holes after famous battles and a genuine... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2014
Ringerike, Norway
Surprisingly interesting

The former vicarage, that today houses the museum, and the medieval Norderhov church next door is... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2014
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21 Jul 2018
“A hidden gem for history buffs!”
25 Jul 2017
“Well Presented Local Museum”
Ringerike museum was founded in 1923. It acquired and moved into the enormous timber building Norderhov vicarage around 1960. The house dates back to 1635, and until 1960 it was the residence of the vicar of Norderhov church. Anna Colbjørnsdatter...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Norderhovsbakken 8, Honefoss 3512, Norway
+47 459 73 232
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We happened upon this museum when we were looking for something to do to fill in a gap in activities. We thought we'd spend maybe an hour but ended up staying for 3 hours! The curator who was there speaks excellent English, including correct use...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Norwegian national costumes are the theme for this local museum, summer of 2017. What little they have was well presented and gave a good impression of the elaborated garments. Similarly well presented was the local resistance section, giving young and old an impression of the...More

Thank Sigmund L
Elise J, Front Office Manager at Ringerikes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for your review :)

Reviewed 4 November 2014

These museums are the real deal with authentic bullet holes after famous battles and a genuine resident ghost. Be sure to visit the cellars too, and ask for a guided tour!

Thank Camilla2000
Reviewed 1 November 2014

The former vicarage, that today houses the museum, and the medieval Norderhov church next door is best known for the battle of Norderhov in 1716. A Norwegian force ambushed a Swedish contingent resting at the farm, and destroyed it completely. They fired through the windows...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2013

I have been in this museum with my parents, my wife and her family. It was tour guide and it was very interesting learnig about the vikings.

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