The museums in Trondheim are numerous and indeed visitors can see a lot. Learn about the history and culture of Trondheim. Here we have singled out those museums that would be interesting for our visitors to visit.
Music lovers do not miss the Ringve Music Museum in Trondheim! The Ringve Museum is the Norwegian National Museum of Musical Instruments. It is located on the rural estate of Ringve, on a beautiful hill on the Lada Peninsula, northeast of the center of Trondheim. The location of the museum itself is imposing, the castle where the museum is located has a long history, and the picturesque surroundings, Ringve botanical garden, additionally gives the museum an incredible charm. And in addition to all that, there is a view of the Trondheimsfjord from this location and it is certain that you will especially enjoy it.
Trøndelag Folk Museum - Sverresborg is one of the largest open-air museums in Norway! Sverre Sigurdsson Castle was built by King Sverre Sigurdsson in the medieval city of Nidaros, and later Trondheim, in order to fight against his "enemy" King Magnus Erlingsson. Today, the castle is the site of the Sverresborg Trøndelag National Open-Air Museum, one of the largest historical cultural museums in Norway.
Rockheim Museum - We love music, do you? A museum you can’t miss because of its fascinating appearance. The museum building itself has an unusual facade and is a visual attraction. Like a box, lined on top with LED glass on which the album covers are interchanged, where various lighting with 13.000 LEDs with individual control is provided. And you can influence the color change at the museum with a phone. At first glance, you will feel like you are standing in front of the best disco club that provides unforgettable music entertainment, and you will not be mistaken.
National Museum of Decorative Arts - Another museum worth your time! Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum is a national museum of decorative arts near Nidaros Cathedral. It was founded in 1893, and is housed in a building in Munkegaten from 1968, designed by architect Herman Krag. It contains historical and contemporary collections of furniture, jewelry, silver, Japanese handicrafts, textiles, glass, ceramics and designs from the XVI century to the present day. Belgian architect Henry van der Velde designed the interior of the museum, which represents one of the most important museums in Trondheim, Norway today.
The Kunstmuseum TKM Art Museum is located near the Nidaros Cathedral and displays the changing exhibitions of contemporary art, but also the historical works of the museum's impressive art collection. This is the main exhibition department. There is a group exhibition on the first floor where the great names of Norwegian history are exhibited, while on the second floor of the museum there are contemporary names of Norwegian and international art.