Norwegian Petroleum Museum, Stavanger

4.5
Learn more about the oil industry and offshore petroleum activity in the North Sea through interactive displays at Norwegian Petroleum Museum. Displays of tools, films, models, and other exhibits provide insight into the history, geology, and technology behind the oil industry. See how oil is produced and what it is used for, as well as the influence the industry has had on the Norwegian economy. The museum also includes information on the downsides of oil production, such as production disasters and environmental effects. Notice the unusual architecture of the museum, which from afar resembles an oil platform. Using our custom trip planner, Stavanger attractions like Norwegian Petroleum Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Save some time to learn about the about the oil industry. I am amazed with the ability to find the oil and then extract it from under the ocean. Amazing.  more »
  • Passed this before and shipped it.. didn’t think it could possibly be interesting. Was wrong...a very good museum, extremely interesting, lots to see and extremely helpful, friendly staff.  more »
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  • Very cool Museum, Which offers more than you expect. All about oil drilling in North Sea since 1969 and how the oil got there millions of years ago. 2 little cinemas with films about the life and conflicts of an oil worker family and a artificial dive. Afterwards you can visit the attached restaurant and buy merchandise stuff. 12€ entrance is not cheap but OK
  • Very interesting and interactive. I discover something new every time. Great for all ages from 3 to 93! 😁
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