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Southern Norway Sights

Stavanger Maritime Museum

  • Nedre Strandgt. 17 and 19 Map It
  • Stavanger

Updated 12/05/2012

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Along Strandkaien, warehouses face the wharf. Housed in the only two shipping merchants' houses that remain completely intact is Stavanger maritime museum. Built between 1770 and 1840, the restored buildings trace the past 200 years of trade, sea traffic, and shipbuilding. Visit a turn-of-the-20th-century general store and merchant's apartment, and a sailmaker's loft. A reconstruction of a shipowner's office and a memorial are also here, as are two 19th-century ships,

the sloop Anna af Sand, and the Colin Archer yacht Wyvern, moored at the pier.

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Nedre Strandgt. 17 and 19, Stavanger, 4005, Norway

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Sight Details:

  • NKr 60
  • Mid-Sept.–mid-May, Tues.–Sun. 11–4; ,mid-May–mid-Sept., daily 11–4

Updated 12/05/2012


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