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Events

Museum Night

Feel the magic - free entrance!

26. Oct 2018 KL. 19:00 - 23:00

Finally October. Finally autumn darkness. Finally Museum Night. Stavanger Museum and the Museum of Archaeology invite you to go behind the facades and staged settings - to have experiences and impressions in all the nooks and crannies of the museums. Use all your senses to explore our museums; Touch, feel, see, hear, taste.

For what actually happens at a museum after darkness falls in the garden, in the basement, and in the attic? There are many exciting and fun activities at both museums this evening. The lectures are in Norwegian, but all other activities are suited to all language groups.


Under the microscope
Discover what things look like when magnified using a stereo-microscope!

Dissection of animals
Come and join us when employees at the Department of Natural History dissects kangaroo, otter and roe deer.

Dress up
Dress up and explore our fairytale castle! 

New activity trail!
We have made a new activity trail that takes you through the entire museum just for Museum Night!

Iddisar
We will be throwing iddisar (sardine can labels) so you can start your own collection!

Model trains
Join Piers to have a look at some of the wind-up model trains he grew up with.

Lead types and Letterpresses
Join our friends in the Volunteers' Association to The Norwegian Printing Museum as they bring a couple of the museums presses for you to try out yourself!

Maritime macramé workshop

Make a bracelet and learn some handy seaman’s knots! 

Drawing with light
Make light drawings in the autumn darkness and photograph the results. 

Learn how to save lives!
Test yourself on cardiopulmonary (heart/lung) resuscitation. 

What is going on?
There is something strange happening at the museum tonight.

Self-made is well made
Would you like to embroider a bunad - the Norwegian national costume?
On Museum's Night you can meet the professionals and try your hand at embroidering designs from the Rogaland costume.