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Rustkammeret/Hjemmefrontmuseet

Kongsgardsgata, Trondheim, Norway
+47 73 99 52 83
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Free But Disappointing

As other reviewers have noted, the museum has a very good collection. The strongest aspect of its... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
parfleche
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Denver, CO
Worth a visit

Not every day one pop into a free museum! The museum is housed in part of the old Archbishop’s... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
springbank
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Greve, Denmark
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Two museums in one: the army museum traces Norway's military history from the Vikings, and the Home Front Museum keeps alive memories of the Nazi Occupation of this part of Norway. Admission is free.
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good78%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Kongsgardsgata, Trondheim, Norway
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+47 73 99 52 83
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As other reviewers have noted, the museum has a very good collection. The strongest aspect of its exhibits is in the first floor where it shows the various alliance and wars that Norway was engaged in up until the 20th century. But we had hoped...More

Thank parfleche
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Not every day one pop into a free museum! The museum is housed in part of the old Archbishop’s Palace in the Midtbyen district in Trondheim. You will find a huge collection of historic items on display. It shows Norway's military history and has an...More

1  Thank springbank
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Its very interesting and has a huge collection of items. From 1700 till 1950s (around) Worth to drop by

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This museum helps you understand the military history of Norway and the resistance movement during WWII. The museum is well done with displays done in both Norwegian and English. No charge to get in.

Thank norskies
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Norway and Trondheim have layers upon layers of history. Scattered around the municipality are dozens of historical sites, monuments, museums, and decaying ruins, from pre-history, viking times, the middle ages, the inter-Scandinavian conflicts, the Nazi occupation, and the great era of Norwegian shipping dominance. With...More

Thank Andrewsk8s
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The museum told of the invasion by Germany and how some Norwegians were in a Nazi movement that infiltrated the Resistance, taking revenge upon the resistors. To minimize this effect, it was necessary to bring in soldiers from England whose job it was to sabotage...More

Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is well worth a visit especially as it is free! (A rarity in Norway!) Spent 45 mins in there and learned quite a bit about the history of conflicts in Nirway.

1  Thank groovyson
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The Army and Resistance Museum (Rustkammeret) – Free entry – good displays of uniforms and equipment. Text is in Norwegian and English.

1  Thank mdcwa
Reviewed 22 June 2016

A small little museum of Norwegian Army and WWII Resistance History. The former is better than the latter. The Resistance side isn't very large and focuses as much on collaborators as resistors. Still, worth an hour out of your day.

Thank SCalCanz
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I used to come here often as a kid on the basis of having an over the average interest in all things historical and especially military. This museum is mainly dedicated to Norwegian military history and ww2 in particular. It's my guess that this museum...More

1  Thank Magnus M
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