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Address: Arnulf Oeverlands gate 12, Kristiansund 6509, Norway
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+47 911 89 393
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Petrosenteret, the Petro Centre, Mid-Norway's documentation centre for oil...

Petrosenteret, the Petro Centre, Mid-Norway's documentation centre for oil and gas, recounts the tale of Norway's petroleum adventure. Viewing models of rigs, supply vessels, drill bits, 3-D modell and multimedia performances. Guide service. Refreshments, souvenirs and a conference section is also available.

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Interesting museum, enthusiastic curator

This place is packed with interesting stuff about the Norwegian oil and gas business in the North Sea. Videos explaining the clever extraction methods and large and detailed scale... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2014
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Closed. It does not exist anymore. We were looking for it and saw the letters in the building where removed. In the same building there is another museum about norwegian art, I think, although I am not do sure as it was closed for the season

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

This place is packed with interesting stuff about the Norwegian oil and gas business in the North Sea. Videos explaining the clever extraction methods and large and detailed scale models of the platforms etc. Worth an hour's visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

Sounds very boring, but the display models of how Norway is extracting natural gas from the seabed and piping it under water to the UK, and Europe is mind-boggling. The explanations by the museum guide were very thorough. This gives a good idea of why Norway has such a strong economy. How they had the vision to invest in such... More 

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