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Address: Maihaugvegen 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
Phone Number: +47 61 28 89 00
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11:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Norwegian Olympic Museum is located in Lillehammer, the town of the...

The Norwegian Olympic Museum is located in Lillehammer, the town of the 1994 Olympic Winter Games. The Norwegian Olympic Museum provides the Olympic history and let you relive the spirit of the Lillehammer Olympics in 1994 and the Olympics in Oslo in 1952. The brand new museum is an interactive and modern museum. Welcome to Norways most sporty museum!

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Small but good museum

Especially when you are interested in (winter) sports, this museum is worth seeing. There is a lot information about the Olympic games in general and more soecifically about the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2016
Simone B
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Seattle
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A very interesting museum documenting the history of the Olympic games starting with the first games held in Athens, Greece. You'll see all kinds of gold, silver and bronze medals from the different games and the uniforms the athletes wore. It really is a comprehensive museum--there's a lot to see. The museum has a cafe. I walked to the museum... More 

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Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Your stay and got to learn more about the Olympic history. A visit in the museum combined with a visit in Lillehammer is truly a winner, and we are glad you also got to se our cosy town. Welcome back some other time! Best... More 

Beijing, China
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I'm surprised at the rating and lack of reviews. This place was a highlight on my trip from Oslo. If you have any interest in the Olympic Games, do make time for it and spend an hour or two. It's on the same site as Maihaugen.

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Siv672014, Sales- and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the visit and the Exhibition from ancient to New Olympic games. We hope to see you again some time! Best regards from the Norwegian Olympic Museum. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Especially when you are interested in (winter) sports, this museum is worth seeing. There is a lot information about the Olympic games in general and more soecifically about the two winter games in Norway. Nice videos and touch-screens. It could be a bit boring for kids. We visited the Olympic museum after the Maihaugen open air museum (there are combined... More 

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Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you found the museum interresting and also that the combination with Maihaugen was good for you. The museum is, as you state, a very modern museum with a lot of interactive installations where you can find a lot of information from all modern Summer-and Winter games.... More 

Linkoping, Sweden
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142 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Nice and interesting museum situated in the hockey arena from the olympics. Worth a stop, reasonable entrance fee.

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Siv672014, Sales and-marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the museum. The old museum in Håkons Hall is now closed. In February 2016 the museum was reopened at Maihaugen as a totally new and interactive, modern museum. We hope you will come back and visit the New Norwegian Olympic Museum here at Maihaugen... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

If you expect to visit a museum on the Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer 1994, you will be very disappointed. I expected this, but found a museum giving information about the ancient greek games, showing pictures and material from all games in modern time, and focusing on successful Norwegian athletes through the history. I expected to get the Lillehammer story,... More 

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Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum! The new museum is built up thematically and you will therefore find information about the athletes from the Olympic Games in Lillehammer 1994 at the different sections for the separate sports. In addition to this you will find a presentation of the arenas and the history about Lillehammer as a hosting city... More 

Jessheim, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Covering the whole history of the olympic games, not only the wintertime in Lillehammer. Missing some interaction activities. Only one, shooting for biathlon, but this did not work.

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Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Your visit, but sorry to hear that the biathlon simulator did not work when you were here. There are usually no problems with this simualtor, so that must have been a miss that day. We are constantly working to develop the museum and will... More 

Fontainebleau, France
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271 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The Norwegian Olympic Museum can be found in the lower level of the entrance building of the Open Air Museum. As you enter you encounter the history of the Greek Olympics. The main exhibit hall focuses on the success of Norwegians at the Olympics with brief mentions of other countries and non-Norwegian Olympic Games. There are several interactive exhibits and... More 

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Siv672014, Sales- and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Sorry to hear about the biathlon interactive station, this was due to some technical problems the day you visited. Hopefully we will see you again some time in the future! Best regards from The Norwegian Olympic Museum. More 

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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We visited the museum on the opening day during the Youth Olympic Games. It was a nice museum that showed the history of Olympic Games as well as Norwegian Olympic winners troughout the years. There was also a 1vs1 Biathlon game that was suitable for all ages i would say. Perfect for kids. Many different tv screens and movies. I... More 

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Siv672014, Sales- and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this review

Dear sirs! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed yout visit in the new Norwegian Olympic Museum. It is, as you pin point, a modern and interactive museum that shows both ancient and new history. We hope to see you again some time soon- welcome back! Best regards from The Norwegian Olympic Museum. More 

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