Ten Tips for a Successful Visit

Here are some tips to make your visit to Nidaros Cathedral and the Archbishop’s Palace as great as possible:

  1. Buy a combined ticket for (which gives you accesses to) Nidaros Cathedral, the Crown Regalia and the Archbishop’s Palace Museum.
  2. Take a guided tour
  3. Buy a guidebook
  4. Join in on a special guided tour in the Cathedral’s secret passages and chapels.
  5. Walk the 172 steps up to the main tower of the Cathedral (June to August)
  6. Enjoy Norwegian cuisine at Café To Tårn
  7. Participate in the Midday Prayer (Monday to Friday 12.15pm)
  8. Listen to beautiful music at the Organ meditation (Saturdays 1.30pm)
  9. Visit the new exhibition in the second floor of the Crown Regalia exhibition.

Do not miss the highlights in Nidaros Cathedral or in the Archbishop’s Palace Museum:

  • Gabriel Kielland’s stained glass windows
  • The organs
  • The west facade with its’ 75 statues
  • The octagon
  • St. Olav’s well
  • The original statues in the Archbishop’s Palace Museum
  • The Norwegian crown jewels in the Crown Regalia.