The city Stavanger had a dirty old stench of fish and other nasty stuff before the trade of oil and gas gave the city a make-over it deserved. Curious about how the city was back then? Well, then you must visit Norwegian Canning Museum that keeps you in the know!
Listen to the story of Stavanger’s fish canning heritage, explore the machineries, equipment, and commercials used at various stages of canning, such as salting, smoking, beheading and packing. The main attractions of this museum are:
- Photographs of canning factories in Stavanger from the 1890s to the 1960s.
- Book an educational program organized by the museum authority.
- Cannery workers’ cottage, built in regency style architecture.
- The museum has a shop to offer a wide selection of gifts including canned products, books published by museum authority, pen, keychain etc.
- First Sunday of any month you can sample freshly smoked Sardine cooked in traditional wood-burning oven.
- On Tuesday and Thursday in summer you can witness the traditional culinary style of cannery community.
The Norwegian Canning Museum Travel Tips
- This museum is also known as Norsk Hermetikkmuseum.
- You have to enter the museum from the street via stair or ramp.
- There are no elevators inside the museum.
- Prams are not allowed inside the Exhibition hall, although trolley is available on request.
- You can get free street parking outside the museum.
Entrance Ticket Details For The Norwegian Canning Museum
- Children Ticket: 40 NOK
How to Reach The Norwegian Canning Museum
- Bus No. 8, Bus stop: Hertervigs Plass
- Bus No. 2, 8, 10, 25, 28, N87 and N89, Bus Stop: Rudla
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40.26% of people who visit Stavanger include The Norwegian Canning Museum in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
87.5% of people start their The Norwegian Canning Museum visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see The Norwegian Canning Museum
77.25% of people prefer walking in order to reach The Norwegian Canning Museum