Category: <span>Online exhibits</span>

Video tours

The museum has its own YouTube channel where we explore our collection. Due to Covid-19 we are trying even harder to make our collection available to everyone at home. Some of our videos have been translated with English subtitles, and more are on the way!

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History of the building

The building dates from the early 1830s, and illustrates how new ideas about prisons had come to Norway. At the end of the 19th century the interior was rebuilt as the country’s first asylum for the insane and dangerous. Today the building is protected and holds the National Museum of Justice.

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Trondheim’s Prison History

This online exhibit shows how the prison and slavery systems in Trondheim have functioned from the 13th century to modern times.

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