The museum

The Museum of Archaeology in Stavanger follows a profile of environmental archaeology and interdisciplinary study, with a scientific staff that includes representatives from archaeology, the natural sciences and modern cultural history.

Other disciplines are conservation of archaeological and recent objects; painting conservation; laboratories doing – pollen, macrofossil and wood analyses; and various scientific archives. The Museum has a collection of archaeological and natural history objects from the county of Rogaland.

The Museum has a  a comprehensive library and expertise in exhibition design, graphic design, schools services and public involvement. There is a museum shop, a well-equipped café and an auditorium seating 120.