This opulent manor was constructed for the merchant shipowner Lars Berentsen. Its authentic late-19th-century interiors include old farming implements, books and decorative objects.

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1. Ledaal


The empire-style Ledaal was constructed between 1799 and 1803 for wealthy merchant shipowner Gabriel Schanche Kielland. Recently restored, and featuring…

2. Archaeology Museum

0.32 MILES

This museum traces 11,000 years of human history, including the Viking Age. Exhibits include skeletons, tools, a rune stone and a description of the…

3. Stavanger Museum

0.39 MILES

Stavanger's main museum was founded in the 19th century, and it's a typically wide-ranging affair, encompassing everything from Stavanger's history to…

4. Norwegian Children's Museum

0.39 MILES

Dragging kids round a museum can be a tough proposition, but this is one place that's designed specifically with them in mind. It traces the changing…

5. Stavanger Maritime Museum

0.42 MILES

This worthwhile museum spread over two warehouses dating from around 1800 covers 200 years of Stavanger's maritime history. There's a large collection of…

6. Stavanger Domkirke

0.48 MILES

This beautiful church is an impressive but understated medieval stone cathedral dating from approximately 1125; it was extensively renovated following a…

7. Canning Museum


Don't miss this surprising museum housed in an old cannery: it's one of Stavanger's most entertaining. Before oil, there were sardines, and Stavanger was…

8. Gamle Stavanger

0.53 MILES

Gamle (Old) Stavanger, above the western shore of the harbour, is a delight. The Old Town's cobblestone walkways pass between rows of late-18th-century…