Welcome to Munkholmen!

Munkholmen (Monk’s islet) is the name of a small island just outside the city of Trondheim. The island holds a rich history, being a former execution ground, monastery, prison, fortress and defence station during World War II. Today the island is a popular hangout site and bathing spot both for locals and tourists in summer time.

From May till September the boats departs from Ravnkloa on a regular basis. Once on the island, visitors can take a guided tour (in English and Norwegian) or stroll freely around. There is a small café located on the island serving sandwiches, warm lunch, different cakes, ice cream, coffee and other beverages.



Tickets for the shuttle boat can be bought either at the ticket booth at Ravnkloa or through Tikkio.com

Ticket prices:
Adults 95,-
Children 50,-
Baby stroller 50,-

Departure time every whole hour from Ravnkloa. Return from Munkholmen 15 minutes past every hour.


Timetable shuttle boat

May 18th to May 31st, 10.00 to 15.00 (last return from Munkholmen at 16.15)
June 1st to August 18th, 10.00 to 18.00 (last return from Munkholmen at 18.15)
August 19th to September 1st, 11.00 to 15.00 (last return from Munkholmen at 16.15)

Weekends in September

Open every Saturday and Sunday
From 11.00 - 16.00

Last return from Munkholmen at 16.15


Opening hours wednesday evenings

Every Wednesday from June 27th to August 8th. Departure from Ravnkloa every whole hour, last departure time is 18.00. Return from Munkholmen at 20.30 and 21.30

The restaurant will be open and serving a seafood buffet from 18.30 to 21.00. We recommend you to make a table reservation, which can be done here.