Attractions

Top Choice Palace in Trondheim

Stiftsgården

Scandinavia's largest wooden palace, the late-baroque Stiftsgården, was constructed as a private residence in the late 18th century, at the height of Trondheim's golden age. It is now the official royal residence in…
Top Choice Museum in Trondheim

Home of Rock

This terrific museum is devoted to pop and rock music, mainly Norwegian, from the 1950s until yesterday. It's a dockside temple to R&B, where a huge projecting roof, featuring Norwegian record covers, extends ab…
Top Choice Cathedral in Trondheim

Nidaros Domkirke

Nidaros Cathedral is Scandinavia's largest medieval building, and the northernmost Gothic structure in Europe. Outside, the ornately embellished, altar-like west wall has top-to-bottom statues of biblical characters…
Top Choice Museum in Trondheim

Archbishop's Palace

The 12th-century archbishop's residence (Erkebispegården), commissioned around 1160 and Scandinavia's oldest secular building, is beside the cathedral. In its west wing, you'll find Norway's shimmering crown jewels …
Ruins in Trondheim

Gregorius Kirke Ruins (Sparebanken)

In the basement of Søndre gate 4 are the ruins of the medieval Gregorius Kirke (Sparebanken), discovered during earlier excavations.
Statue in Trondheim

King Olav Tryggvason Statue

The epicentre of town is Torvet, the central square (also spelt 'Torget') with its statue of King Olav Tryggvason atop a column that acts as a huge sundial.
Ruins in Trondheim

Olavskirken Ruins

During excavations for the library on Kongens gate, archaeologists found the ruins of a 12th-century church, thought to be Olavskirken, now visible beneath the courtyard, together with the skeletons of two adults an…
Gallery in Trondheim

Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum

The permanent collection of this splendid museum exhibits the best of Scandinavian design, including a couple of bijou art-nouveau rooms. A whole floor is devoted to the pioneering works of three acclaimed female ar…
Gallery in Trondheim

Trondheim Kunstmuseum

Trondheim's Art Museum, a stone's throw from the cathedral, houses a permanent collection of modern Norwegian and Danish art from 1800 onwards, including a hallway of Munch lithographs. It also runs temporary exhibi…
Museum in Trondheim

National Military Museum

In the same courtyard as the Archbishop's Palace, the National Military Museum is full of antique swords, armour and cannons, and recounts the days from 1700 to 1900, when the palace served as a Danish military inst…