5 Museums in Rogaland that you should visit - With photos & details

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5 Museums to explore in Rogaland

Mainly a coastal region with fjords, beaches, and islands. It is the center of the Norwegian petroleum industry.

JernaldergårdenMadlamarkveien 152, 4021 Stavanger, Norway

The Iron Age farm at Ullandhaug is a reconstructed farm from the migration period, approx. 350 - 550 AD The farm is located on top of Ullandhaug, about 3 kilometers from Stavanger city ​​center, with magnificent views of Nord-Jæren and Hafrsfjord. During the migration period, there was a farm on this site, and curator Tor Helliesen at Stavanger Museum investigated and mapped the sites of the Iron Age farm as early as 1900.

Norwegian Petroleum MuseumKjeringholmen 1a, 4006 Stavanger, Norway

Museum focusing on oil extraction activities in the North Sea. Comes with a view, being located in the harbor of Stavanger.

Sola flytekniske museumSola Prestegårdsveg 170, 4050 Sola, Norway

The aviation museum is located next to Stavanger Airport, Sola. The museum displays an impressive range of airplanes, helicopters,  and other objects related to aviation. The exhibition is inside an authentic German hangar from World War 2. Over 30 airplanes are displayed.

Stavanger City MuseumMuségata 16, 4010 Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger Museum is located in the city center and has three departments; the cultural history section, the natural history section, and the Norwegian Children's Museum.  he main theme of "From ancient landscape to oil town” is the history of Stavanger from its founding in 1125 until 1995.

The Science FactoryStorgata 28, 4307 Sandnes, Norway

Science Factory is a museum and technological know-how center positioned at Sandnes, in Rogaland, Norway. The Science Factory opened in May 2008. It is a technology museum with exhibitions approximately mathematic, astronomy, chemistry, physics, artwork, and generation. The records of Sandnes additionally nicely as nearby records also showcased in the museum.