Norwegian Petroleum Museum

Spanning 5,000 square meters, the Norwegian Petroleum Museum boasts an exhibition space, cinema, library, workshops, and offices, there's also an on-site restaurant that's open for lunch and dinner, the perfect addition to a family day out in Stavanger.

Learn about an important part of Norwegian society

Oil and petroleum have become one of Norway's key industries and offshore operations are an important part of society. The museum opened its doors in 1999 after years of planning. A visit to this museum will give visitors a better understanding of all facets of this industry.

Fun for the whole family

Exhibits and activities at the Norwegian Petroleum Museum make learning about this industry fun and hands-on for visitors of all ages. Through interactive exhibits, cinema, and simulations you can gain a better understanding of petroleum.

Young visitors can play in the kids' corner or get a feel for offshore life on an oil rig through the "catastrophe room" and drill floor escape route.