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Vitenfabrikken, Sandnes

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Discover the relationship between design, technology, science, and regional history at Vitenfabrikken. 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. Plan to see Vitenfabrikken and other attractions that appeal to you using our Sandnes trip builder site.
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  • My fav place to go with kids rainy day. I have annual pass for last three years there - do I need to say more how I like this place? The first floor is free for visitors, by the way. Makerplace there....  more »
  • This looked as though it could be quite good but unfortunately several of the displays were marked as under repair and several others were either faulty or just not working. The “Rocketry Centre...  more »
  • Great science, shame that they have taken no action to lower sound pollution. Its a noisy place where you tire quickly. Some textiles rather than bare concrete would solve this.
  • Amazing, interactive science museum for kids of all ages. Ample parking just outside, free on Sundays. Café with basic hot food, ice cream, cakes and drinks. Fun physics demonstrations (free ticket from reception might be required).

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