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Roots of the Vikings

Ostervagkaien 39, Stavanger 4006, Norway
+47 482 00 010
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Tattoo place

This place is here no more. When I visited recently, all I found was a tattoo place, with few... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Janulik
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Prague, Czech Republic
Interesting but not worth the price

It's really just watching a couple of videos and listening to audio tracks from an mp3 player. It... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2015
Joel W
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Singapore, Singapore
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The vikings are back! Using the latest interactive technology, we take the audience back to the beginning of that legendary epoche in North-European history. Starting with the last Ice Age, we trace the beginnings of the Viking civilization and see how it evolved into one of the most dynamic societies in the Northern hemisphere. Multimedia presentation and giftshop with handicrafts.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible12%
29 Apr 2018
“Tattoo place”
10 Sep 2015
“Interesting but not worth the price”
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Ostervagkaien 39, Stavanger 4006, Norway
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

This place is here no more. When I visited recently, all I found was a tattoo place, with few souvenirs inside like small Viking ships and Viking statues. It's very close to the Oil Museum.

Thank Janulik
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

It's really just watching a couple of videos and listening to audio tracks from an mp3 player. It was also difficult to sync the video and audio at times. It was still informative and I learnt new things from it, but didn't find it really...More

5  Thank Joel W
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Don't bother - nothing to see, except giving you a iPod with earphone and you listen to a audible story about the Viking and walk in though rooms with no interest what so ever but just a TV with a 10 seconds film on each...More

7  Thank richard g
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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

so we really enjoyed this but we had no idea what to expect. If you think this is a museum or interactive experience you will be disappointed. you get some headphones and listen to informative clips. At the same time there are 10 different tv...More

3  Thank emmahilling87
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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Very good atmosphere and very informative. Give the Vikings a better image. Not just war, but how the lived. Some nice item to bye also.

2  Thank Cato H
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

An intimate and very informative presentation, which links our present, to the history of the Norwegian people. Engaging ambiance, and just the right feel. Well worth a visit...

2  Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

Very informative when you have limited time. Gifts and curios are also much better than any of the other tourist shops.

4  Thank -o--CWright--o-
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Reviewed 31 March 2015

I always interested in Vikings and Viking history , and it was a treat to go there and get info on it, and see all the interesting vikings things that they have

3  Thank Abdo_Chivas
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Reviewed 6 November 2014

We enjoyed very much out visit!!! We got nice prices for students and were provided by guide tours in different languages: French and Russian. The exhibition itself was very informative and useful from historical point of you. Moreover there is a gift shop on the...More

2  Thank Monica_Tobolsk
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Reviewed 11 September 2014

That was just a short trip to Norway...I couldn't reach at that time what I really wanted but even that quick visit gave me a bit of experience/ feeling of vikings culture. The Stavanger city is quite small, combaine an old and newer architucture....In old...More

3  Thank 959Kinga
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