Norwegian Museum of Deaf History and Culture

Deaf History and Culture

Norwegian Museum of Deaf History and Culture is housed in the former boarding school (1855-1991) for deaf pupils from Trøndelag and Northern Norway. This is a national museum showcasing the culture, history and language of the deaf with a focus on communication and understanding. The exhibition uses examples for a dialogue about abnormality and normality. The exhibition features interactive touch screens with videos in sign language with captions and sound, as well as objects, text and photos that provide an insight into the history, language and culture. Visit Room X – a completely silent experience, where you will communicate visually.


Norsk Døvemuseum
Bispegata 9B, 7012 Trondheim
Phone number (sms): +47 46 82 92 05


Mon – Thu: Closed
Fri: 11 am – 3 pm
Sat: 12 am – 4 pm
Sun: Closed

Norsk Døvemuseum