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Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum

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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...more
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Sverresborg Alle 13, Trondheim 7020, Norway
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

It was a bit tricky to find the museum as we were staying in the center of the city and it was a very long and steep road by foot, but it was worth it. The museum may appear close from the city center, but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Sverresborg is the kind of museum attraction that I love and one certainly gets a lot of bang for ones buck. It seems like, perhaps, five museums in one and therefore has a bit of something for everyone regardless of age. There is a conventional...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have been to several folk museums and this one was among the best. A lot of very old buildings have been relocated to this site, which also is home to a 12th C royal castle ruin. Quite a few of the buildings were open...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi! Thank you very much for your great feedback, we really appreciate it! :)

Reviewed 29 August 2017

They were preparing for a concert the day we were there but it was fascinating to walk around the grounds. There were homes and farm buildings with many farm animals. We even saw some girls dressed the way you would have expected back in the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hey! Thank you very much for your great feedback. Unfortunately there was some "noise" at the museum while we were preparing for the big concert, but we are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit :)

Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is one thing Norway does really well. Theres plenty of old restored building to visit. Theres also good presentations in a number of the buildings. Some good views from the top of the hill. Plenty of photo opportunities

Date of experience: July 2017
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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi David! Thank you for the great feedback! We are very happy to hear that you had a nice time visiting our museum :)

Reviewed 8 August 2017

A piece of history. Old norwegian buildings and remnants of a medieval castle from old king Sverre .Interesting outdoor museum. Here you can walk through time, almost 10 centuries, from the medieval castle ruins, stavechurch, farm houses and up through the centuries. even town-buildings from...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi! Thank you very much for your great feedback!

Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a wonderful place to see the history of Trondheim with a huge indoor and outdoor museum. Shows how the houses were and the way they farmed. Also, an area of how Old town Trondheim looked with original buildings, also a great ski museum...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi! Thank you very much for your great feedback! :)

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We had a blast time here! It's great outdoor park in a sunny day. You can find out about architecture and interior of the past. Amazing details. Children enjoyed animals, walking barefoot on grass and all the activities. Prepare to spend here at least 3-4...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi! Thank you very much for your great feedback! :)

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The young ones love feeding the goats and pigs. You have to be there when it opens for that. For us oldies, the stave church and the old castle were the highlights. Really well restored buildings are abundant around the park. Take a picnic to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and your great feedback! We hope that you had a nice time visiting our museum :)

Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is an outdoor village/farm museum collection of buildings of early Norwegian architecture. It also includes an early stavkirke and some of the early buildings of Trondheim. There is an indoor museum with rotating exhibits also. Allow a minimum of 2 hours for this visit...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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martetveit, Museum educator at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Hi! Thank you very much for your great feedback. We hope to see you here again! :)

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Response from martetveit | Property representative |
Hello! It is about a ten minute drive from the cruise terminal. There should be taxis waiting at the terminal. You can also come here by bus. Nr 18 stops right outside the museum entrance :)
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