Opened in 1926, this exhibition of the fishing and shipping in Norway offers a glimpse into the last 200 years of the industry.
Get to know what it's like growing up in Norway, with exhibitions detailing the history of childhood in the country. Children will love a visit to the fairy tale castle and getting involved with the activities and play area.
Explore the different crafts and techniques used in the Norwegian Printing Museum. From bookbinding to lithography, aspiring writers will find inspiration here.
Housed in a schoolhouse from the 1920s, at the School Museum you can get dressed up and experience the old Norwegian education system.
Stavanger Art Museum
Set by a lake at Tjensvoll, the art museum showcases over 2,000 artworks from Norwegian and international artists. Highlights include paintings from Norwegian artists Edvard Munch and Lars Hertervig.
Norwegian Canning Museum
Canning was the most important industry in Stavanger from the 1890s to the 1960s, and this museum takes you back in history through exhibitions displaying photographs, machinery and advertisements used in the trade.
If you're interested in the history of industry in the city, a visit to the Oil museum Stavanger is also well worth a trip.
Hotel close to Stavanger attractions
In terms of city centre Stavanger hotels, the Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel offers comfort and some of the city's best attractions right on your doorstep.