Trondheim's Top Five
Collected by David Nikel, AFAR Local Expert
Bispegata 11, 7012 Trondheim, Norway
Known for its eye-catching Romanesque and Gothic architecture, the Nidaros Cathedral is one of the most important religious monuments in northern Europe. The end point of pilgrims' trails from all across Scandinavia, the cathedral is built over...
Brattørkaia 14, 7010 Trondheim, Norway
Less of a museum and more of an interactive experience, Rockheim is a visual and auditory journey through the history of contemporary Nordic music. Relive 60s and 70s tunes in authentic surroundings. Three rooms let you play like a pro, from...
Lade alle 60, 7041 Trondheim, Norway
Norway's national museum for music and musical instruments is set inside a beautiful old manor house and its converted barn. Audio guides allow you to explore the collection of instruments at your own pace, educating you about important cultural...
Sverresborg Alle 13, 7020 Trondheim, Norway
This open-air museum has more than 80 historical buildings, several indoor exhibitions and two restaurants. The main exhibition, Images of Life, chronicles everyday society in central Norway over the last 150 years and is open year round, as is...
Nedre Bakklandet 60, 7014 Trondheim, Norway
Known for its riverside timber buildings, cobbled streets, café culture and cyclists, the origins of the Bakklandet neighborhood actually lie in trade and industry as the former home of seamen, fishermen and laborers. As delightful as the streets...
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