Vitenfabrikken (science centre), Sandnes

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Discover the relationship between design, technology, science, and regional history at Vitenfabrikken (science centre). Featuring hands-on exhibits and interactive presentations, the museum targets mostly children and young people as its audience. Catch a glimpse of the starry sky and explore the universe at the museum’s planetarium, then see the collections of bicycles and porcelain, showcasing the city’s industrial heritage. The adjoining building used to house an oat mill, which operated from 1912 to 1988. You can still see the machinery that has been kept intact since the facility closed down. A visit to Vitenfabrikken (science centre) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Sandnes trip builder to plot your vacation.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • If you ever visit Sandnes, it is a very nice place to visit. At Vitenfabrikken, you`ll find a lot of different activities and new things to learn for both adults and kids. This is definitely the place...  more »
  • I enjoyed my visit to Vitenfabrikken, because there is always unique part of the exhibition and an innovative way of presenting science. It is important especially if you have some experience visiting...  more »
  • This is the place to go a rainy day with kids! Fun scientific experiments and facts for everybody, just as fun for grown-ups as children. The planetarium is great too :-) Live close by, and used it of...  more »
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  • Mye kjekt og lærerikt for barn
  • Fun museum, but should try to to be more interactive and add new activities.
  • One of the best science museums I have visited. Huge selection of topics and great interactive displays. Kids can do so much here from knitting a giant sock to playing with a crane.
  • Fun and learning for kids of all ages with plenty of interactive installations, planetarium and some fun theme shows. Well stocked museum shop with lots of gadgets and experiments for the kids.
  • Good fun all around :-)