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Our collections

MUST administers works of art, cultural-historical objects and photographs, archival material, historic buildings, sailing vessels, finds from marine archaeology, book collections, a bird ringing database and zoological specimens.

All our museums have different types of collections and combinations of collections. Click on each individual museum to read more about the collections:

Stavanger Museum – including the Norwegian Children’s Museum, the Natural History Department and the Cultural History Department

Stavanger Art Museum

The Norwegian Canning Museum

Stavanger Maritime Museum

Utstein Monastery

Ledaal

Breidablikk

The Norwegian Printing Museum

Stavanger School Museum

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE OWNERSHIP OF THE COLLECTIONS 
Museum Stavanger AS owns objects acquired from 1 July 2010 onwards, with the exception of loans/deposits accompanied by special written contract-agreements. Objects acquired by the foundations Stavanger Museum, Rogaland Museum of Fine Arts, the Halvdan Hafsten Collection and Utstein Monastery before the museum consolidation in 2010, are still owned by the respective foundations, with the exception of loans/deposits accompanied by special written contract-agreements.