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Karmoey Kulturopplevelser

Kong Augvalds veg 101, Avaldsnes 4262, Norway
+47 52 81 24 00
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The Viking Experience at Haugalandet

This is one of the best viking experiences in Norway and both the Norvegen Museum, the viking... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Trondheim, Norway
via mobile
Amazingly good

This place was listed in a tourist brochure, so we thought we would visit to see what it was. We... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
Torger B
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Kong Augvalds veg 101, Avaldsnes 4262, Norway
+47 52 81 24 00

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best viking experiences in Norway and both the Norvegen Museum, the viking village and the church are important symbols of the rich history of Avaldsnes. Great fun and very interesting.

Thank 973arildk
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This place was listed in a tourist brochure, so we thought we would visit to see what it was. We were surprised to see that it is a very interesting historical site. We only could watch the outdoor exhibits, as the museum was closed. The...More

Thank Torger B
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The museum is hidden underground as not to spoil the wonderful scenery in this area. You enter through a 'well' that represents Mimirs well, famous in Norse mythology. The museum is really interesting and with the audio headset, you can take your time and go...More

1  Thank Gillianjstewart
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We have found this centre to have so much potential but were a bit disappointed on the following aspects: 1) Signage when you arrive at this place was poor and should be improved as the cultural centre is underground and hidden so we sent sometime...More

Thank CBabington
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

An amazing outdoors museum / functional Viking farm, at beautiful Bukkøy! Start your day at the History Museum where the interactive centre will teach you all you need to know about the first Capital of Norway! Then continue out to Bukkøy (the island) where you...More

Thank Mortn N
Reviewed 6 July 2015

A lot of musea a kind of "boring" but not this one! History told from a kings point of view. There also is a nice short walk to a reconstructed Viking settlement. Take a walk around the church, there are some nice views.

Thank Grizzy_Porta
Reviewed 22 June 2015

this is a great historical place to visit Norway has a great historical past on many levels, you can also purchase replica modern versions from the guift shop, well worth the time taken to visit this location

Thank hongkong6664
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Great cultural centre here with all the info on this amazing Royal Stronghold. The medieval church with mighty grave mounds, and a short walk to a reconstructed Viking Farm. Enjoy the outdoor activity of the Viking Farm, shoot arrows & experience the Viking way of...More

Thank Rosedwards
Reviewed 19 May 2014

We have taken the short hike through the sheep fields, over the bridges and through the woods to the Viking village and visited in all seasons. Our kids (last trip ages 3&7) love exploring history hands on. This summer several buildings were open with guides...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Big experience if you are interested in history of Vikings

1  Thank Castelbuonolover
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