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Museum of Oslo

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Museum of Oslo is situated at Frogner Manor in the Vigeland park (Frognerparken). It is a museum of cultural history with one of the largest collections of paintings in Norway. The history of Oslo is illustrated by thematic exhibitions showing...more
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Frognerveien 67, Oslo 0266, Norway
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I love a museum dedicated to a city - may not be everone's cup of tea but I really like them. This was a really good one. Close to Vineland park and free! Quite a lot to look at, from history of theatres to a...More

1  Thank marley74London
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

This small museum is located in Frogner Park about 200 m south of famous Vigeland sculpture park. It has free admission and also offers guided tour in English from 12:00 to 14:00 on only weekends. I wish they were everyday as the only drawback (for...More

1  Thank ffeverywhere
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Even though Oslo wasn’t the capital of Norway until fairly recently, the city has a long and rich history which is explored in this museum. There is an emphasis on the arts as well. It is located right in Frogner/Vigeland Park so if you are...More

Thank Squidhead
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

This relates to the Museum of Labour History at Sagveien. This is not one of the biggest museums that I have visited but l found it quite fascinating. Very impressed with its story of the Akerselva (River Aker). There is a guide in English you...More

Thank thisisspain
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Oslo has a history that goes back more than 1,000 years, and includes the Black Death, alternating unions and conflicts with neighboring countries, a history of explorers and shipbuilders, and much more. Other museums here certainly do great job of tackling other parts of this...More

Thank Dmarkwind
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is not a big museum and id doesn't take too long to visit it. It is located in the Vigeland Park. It is an interesting museum, it showes the history of the city through different ways. It is quite a nice museum to visit.

1  Thank tano-oslo
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

a place full with modern arts ,few of them awkward,mostly interesting part for me was the way museum is assembled on marina place and his structure,an exmpasive place but worth it

Thank BeniamitaBernadett
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Nice exhibit about the history of Oslo, in the basement. Most items with text or audio also in English. Free entrance. But the café was pricey, 200 NRK for a quiche with salad ...

Thank BenkeBoy
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

English summaries are scattered and few. The layout is confusing. All the English audios were taken so we thought we could follow using the written summaries but then were not included for many of the exhibits. Glad it was free entry.

Thank Nottravelmuch
Reviewed 6 August 2017

After the crowds at the Vigeland Sculpture Park, do what we did and take a break here at the Oslo City Museum which is right next door. It is free. It has a nice courtyard with a cafe as well as a nice shop. And...More

Thank R L
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The museum is pretty good considering it is free. Honestly though, if I paid money to enter I might have been disappointed. The downstairs area had nice stories but the timeline did not seem chronological and was a bit confusing. The upstairs area is nice...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I love a museum dedicated to a city - may not be everone's cup of tea but I really like them. This was a really good one. Close to Vineland park and free! Quite a lot to look at, from history of theatres to a...More

1  Thank marley74London
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