The NTNU University Museum is one of six university museums in Norway and forms part of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, abbreviated as NTNU.
The Museum is located at Kalvskinnet in the centre of Trondheim, along with its exhibitions, collections, administration and three of its departments; the Department of Archaeology and Cultural History (SAK);
the Department of Public Outreach and Exhibitions (SF); and the Department of Natural History (SN).
The National Laboratory of Age Determination is located at the University's campus Gløshaugen. Two botanical gardens form part of the Department of Natural History: Ringve Botanical Garden at Lade, Trondheim; and the Kongsvoll Alpine Garden at Kongsvoll, in Dovrefjell National Park.
The NTNU University Museum shall develop and share knowledge about nature and culture, and shall safeguard and preserve its scientific collections, making them available for research, curation and outreach efforts.