Norwegian Petroleum Museum (NPM)

Norwegian Petroleum Museum (NPM)

How are oil and gas formed? Experience the hunt for black gold beneath the seabed and join a journey at the frontiers of technology.

Follow petroleum from its origin million of years ago to the exploration and production of oil and gas in the North Sea. Learn about the technology, the dimensions, the challenges, the hardship and the excitement. New 3D-movie, "Petropolis", shows the adventures of the oil-historiy. The children’s platform "Little Troll" is always seeking new crew. Great museum shop and museum café. Admission for groups, guided tours outside normal hours. Guided tours available.

Photo exhibition that shows the impact of oil extraction on environment and human rights in the Niger Delta. The North Sea diver exhibition ranks as the largest single project mounted by the Norwegian Petroleum Museum since it opened in 1999. Texts and graphics present diving in the offshore business, while interactive stations provide visitors with a hands-on experience of how challenging it is to work "at depth".

The "Little Troll" children´s oil platform is seeking new crew. Museum shop and the Bølgen & Moi museum cafe. A new exhibition "The North Sea divers" opened 22 June at the Norwegian Petroleum Museum in Stavanger to coincide with the publication of a history book of this industry.

Exhibitions Consist Of:

  1. Oil well drill bit
  2. The prologue
  3. History of the earth
  4. Shooting the past
  5. Requiem
  6. Petrol Pump
  7. A global force
  8. Energy and man
  9. In-depth tracker
  10. A nation of seafarers
  11. At the technological frontier
  12. History of technology
  13. A universe below
  14. The well that went wild
  15. The black days
  16. Survival capsule
  17. Safety training
  18. Taking a journey offshore
  19. Take off!
  20. Factories at sea
  21. Escape chute
  22. Lifeboat
  23. Technology in depth
  24. The petrodome
  25. Petrorama
  26. Cinema
  27. Temporary exhibition
  28. Kid's corner

Open: All year. 01.06.–-31.08: Daily 1000–1900. 01.09–31.05: Mon–Sat 10.00-16.00, Sun 10–18
Price: 80,- (a), 40,- (c)
Guide: N, GB, D, F
Signpost: N, GB
Situated: Stavanger centre

Norwegian Petroleum Museum (NPM)/ Norsk Oljemusemum (NO)
P.b. 748, N-4004 Stavanger
Tel: (+47) 51 93 93 00
Fax: (+47) 51 93 93 01
E-mail: post@norskolje.museum.no
Internet: www.norskolje.museum.no
Norwegian Petroleum Museum (NPM)/ Norsk Oljemusemum (NO) - Stavanger - West Norway Tourism and Vacation



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