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Mellemvaerftet Old Shipbuilding Museum

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If you are actually visiting Kristiansund, you need to go here

This is Kristiansund history. Unpretentiously laid out. This is a place that is actually used still... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
tormodel
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Trondheim
norway trip

Weather was a bit overcast and rain therefore this was a good option. We had a wonderful guide you... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
agaryco
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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 Aug 2017
“norway trip”
1 Nov 2016
“Old ship building museum”
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Norway’s only living shipbuilding museum – founded in 1856. The shipyard buildings are from 1872 and the residential houses from 1887. Museum and conservation centre for More og Romsdal. Many veteran craft are anchored/moored in the area. A walk...more
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Kranav. 22, Kristiansund 6509, Norway
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+47 71 67 71 95
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Weather was a bit overcast and rain therefore this was a good option. We had a wonderful guide you explained all the fascinating tools and machines. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Was in Kristiansund and wandered down the waterfront. We saw a sign for a museum and kept walking. Almost missed it, but as we walked thru the marina we saw a building and a young man was sitting there. Asked him where the museum was...More

2  Thank kelloggvi
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Great and very interesting place. If you happen to have a burning passion for ships, this is the place for you!

2  Thank Virginia B
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I read all the other Trip Advisor reviews before we visited and honestly, I expected a lot more than we got. I expected to see exhibits with at least minimal explanations of what I was seeing. Nothing was labeled (not even in Norwegian); it wasn't...More

1  Thank Peregrina651
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is Kristiansund history. Unpretentiously laid out. This is a place that is actually used still and that gives it a great feel. To walk amongst the docks, boats and harbor area here gives you a real sense of what Kristiansund used to be. In...More

1  Thank tormodel
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Very intersting old wharf still in existence. They specialize i maintaing and build traditional wooden boats.

3  Thank Pål H
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

I have walked through a few times. Worth a look, but really only to spend more than perhaps 30 minutes to an hour. As noted elsewhere by another, worth a skim!

1  Thank Roberto D
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This is a working ship repair museum located in an old shipyard a short walk away from the centre of Kristiansund. There are some wonderful old wooden ships being restored, you can visit the workshops and forge to meet the shipwrights. The whole place has...More

4  Thank Geoffrey I
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We were fortunate enough to have a guided tour of this museum. We met a blacksmith whose English was so good he was able to tell us stories about the origins of many idioms that we use in English such as ' strike while the...More

4  Thank Val C
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This is a museum full of history. It is nothing fancy, but you definitely can feel like a local. Staff is super friendly, and although the place gets cold during winters, it is awesome to try some black smithing there!

6  Thank Lola C
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