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“Excellent exhibits explaining the area”

Norsk Natursenter - Hardanger
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US$339.87*
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Hardangerfjord Day Trip from Bergen
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: ... an extraordinary experience! In beautiful and dramatic Western Norway, at the foot of the Voeringsfoss waterfall and by the ascent of the Maaboedalen valley, lies the Norwegian Nature Centre in Øvre Eidfjord with its breathtaking but unobtrusive architecture. The purpose of the centre is to gather and distribute knowledge about Norwegian nature, climate and environment. We made it our task to bring about an intimate meeting of modern man and nature. The Norwegian Nature Centre is an experience centre for the whole family, featuring lively exhibitions, hands-on activities and visual effects. Today, the centre is one of the leading centres of its kind, featuring state-of-the-art technological effects and innovative teaching technologies. Our supervideograph is a modern 225-degrees panoramic cinema, built in cooperation with Ivo Caprino who also made the film "Fjords, Mountains and Waterfalls" which is shown here. Our exhibitions are available in 13 different languages.
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I wish that we had been able to spend more time here because there is so much to see and learn. We stopped by as part of a field trip with our Road Scholar group. We were only able to do a cursory review of many of the exhibits.

Thank 512Dick
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We paid 64€ entry fee for a family of four. The introductory movie had some nice pictures, but was mainly for impressions and with limited information. If you hike or bike the Hardangervidda you would experience exactly those impressions.

The remaining concept of the museum has been really good and touched all relevant aspects, some of it in an interactive way. I found the animated globe which showed 450 million years of tectonic shifts most impressive.

Unfortunately most of the information were rather superficial. They are perfectly cut down for younger children, but not really sufficient for teenagers and adults.

Thank Doppeltom
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

We were so impressed with Hardanger and the Norsk Natursenter. From the initial panoramic film of the area and then three floors of fascinating information about the geological history of Hardanger, the flora and fauna and all the active things people do here like hiking, skiing, kayaking, free flying and climbing up frozen waterfalls in the winter months. The staff are enthusiastic about their Centre and happy to help with any queries. A must see during your travels in Norway.

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Interesting place to visit to know more about Norsk Nature. Suitable for adults and children in any weather conditions

Thank Nata M
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

A nice little centre not far from Eidfjord which showcases the natural local environment and wildlife
Without doubt the highlight is the 20 minute video shown on five large screens. You feel like you’re actually flying through the fjords
Worth the visit for this alone

Thank David A
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