Trondheim Museums and Galleries, Trondheim

Museums and galleries in Trondheim are varied and cover a wide selection of topics. From Norway's third biggest collection of pictorial art to antique military ware, Trondheim is ready to offer something interesting to everybody. Take the following tour to visit the most interesting museums and galleries in Trondheim!
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Trondheim Museums and Galleries Map

Guide Name: Trondheim Museums and Galleries
Guide Location: Norway » Trondheim (See other walking tours in Trondheim)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 10
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Author: leticia
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Archbishop's Palace & Museum

1) Archbishop's Palace & Museum (must see)

This secular building in Scandinavia dates back to the 12th century and was the Archbishop's residence until the Reformation in the 16th century. Later it was home to Danish governors. Now the Archbishop's Palace is home to a museum and a concert hall. The museum features original sculptures from the remarkable Nidaros Cathedral, some parts of the cathedral's facade and various archaeological objects relating to its history. The museum’s highlight is the Archbishop's mint,...   view more
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Jewish Museum

2) Jewish Museum (must see)

The Jewish Museum in Trondheim can be found opposite the beautiful Archbishop's Palace and the Nidaros Cathedral, in the Trondheim Synagogue building. The museum has various exhibits about the history of Jews in Trondheim, their daily life, culture, and religious ceremonies.

Opening hours: June 16- August 15: Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday: 12 pm - 3 pm; Rest of the year tours must be pre-booked. Museum is closed on Jewish...   view more
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Trondheim Art Museum

3) Trondheim Art Museum (must see)

Located close to Nidaros Cathedral and the Archbishop's Palace, Trondheim art gallery and museum is proud to present Norway's third biggest collection of pictorial art. You will see Norwegian pictorial art from the middle of the 18th century to the present, Danish graphic art, and work by other prominent international...   view more
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National Museum of Decorative Arts

4) National Museum of Decorative Arts (must see)

The National Museum of Decorative Arts features historic and contemporary collections of fine furniture, 18th century silver, Japanese handicrafts, glass, textiles and other treasures, dating from the 16th century onward. The "Three Women - Three Artists" section displays work by leading female artists, such as Benny Motzfeldt, Hannah Ryggen and Synnøve Anker Aurdal.

Operation hours: August 21 – May 31: Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 3 pm; Thursday: 12 am - 8 pm; Sunday: 12 pm - 4...   view more
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Aunes Keramikk

5) Aunes Keramikk

Aunes Keramikk was founded in Trondheim in 1797 and specializes in the production and sale of beautiful local ceramics. Here you can see a wide variety of original ceramics in the traditional Trøndelag style. All objects are handmade and are manufactured using the same techniques used in the...   view more
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Trondheim Science Museum

6) Trondheim Science Museum (must see)

Trondheim Science Museum is a scientific hands-on experience center which offers many activities in addition to the exhibition. Visitors can conduct experiments on the displayed models. Some of these include the Planetarium, kitchen chemistry, Experiment Club, robotlab, inventor workshops and popular lectures.

Trondheim Science Museum is located in the former premises of the Bank of Norway in Trondheim which was designed in 1830-1831 by architect Ole Peter Riis Høegh (1806-1852) after...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Galleri SG

7) Galleri SG

Galleri SG is a small art gallery located on the banks of the river Nidelven. The gallery opened in 2003 and instantly became one of the most popular and most visited galleries in Trondheim. Galleri SG displays works of various national and international artists, whether they be famous or just emerging.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 11 am - 5 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 12 pm - 3...   view more
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Trondheim Brukskunstforening

8) Trondheim Brukskunstforening (must see)

Trondheim Brukskunstforening is a city gallery that exhibits a wide selection of handicrafts. Its rich collection includes handmade ceramics, glass art, textiles, designer clothes, jewelry, and many other unique things made by local...   view more
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Modern Art Gallery

9) Modern Art Gallery

Trondheim Modern Art Gallery displays mostly contemporary art. Its outstanding collection includes beautiful paintings and water colors, fine lithographs and artistic posters by talented artists from Norway and elsewhere.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am - 6 pm; Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday: 12 pm - 3...   view more
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Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst

10) Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst

The Trondheim Center for Contemporary Art is situated on Trondheim’s Fjordgata Street. The center houses a wide range of contemporary art works. Here, you will find interesting modern pictures presented by both local and international...   view more

Walking Tours in Trondheim, Norway

Create Your Own Walk in Trondheim

Create Your Own Walk in Trondheim

Creating your own self-guided walk in Trondheim is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Southern Trondheim Walking Tour

Southern Trondheim Walking Tour

Southern part of Trondheim houses many interesting attractions, including old Elgeseter Bridge, green Marinen, the mysterious Nidaros Cathedral Cemetery, the modern New Town Hall, Thomas Angell's Hus, the unique Municipal Bicycle Lift, and the outstanding Kristiansten Fortress. Check out the most popular attractions in the southern part of Trondheim in the next walking tour!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Trondheim's Old Town Walking Tour

Trondheim's Old Town Walking Tour

Trondheim’s center or Old Town is a fascinating district with plenty of historic buildings, cultural places, prominent landmarks, amazing attractions, medieval churches, and an unforgettable Norwegian atmosphere. Take the following tour to discover the most outstanding attractions in Trondheim’s Old Town!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Presiding over the namesake fjord in the heart of Norway, Trondheim the city boasts a great deal of cultural and historic richness. Topping the list of the local landmarks is 11th century Gothic-style Nidaros Cathedral renowned for its intricate ornate facade. Located nearby Archbishop’s Palace Museum showcases archaeological findings and sculptures, including the gargoyles that once adorned the cathedral. To explore these and other prominent sights of Trondheim, follow this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Trondheim Canal Walking Tour

Trondheim Canal Walking Tour

Trondheim Canal dates back to the 19th century and is a most impressive sight. By the canal you will find amazing attractions, prominent monuments, cultural venues, historic places, and of course a marvelous view of the sea. Take the following tour to discover the beautiful Trondheim Canal area!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km