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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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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 Gaetano L
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

Thank apolarbearsjourney
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
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Easy to miss whilst walling through the park if you don't know what you are looking for. The museum is free and has a small cafe attached. It's family friendly but buggies have to be parked outside. It holds lots of information on the history...More

Thank ZBH88
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This museum is a perfect introduction to Oslo history. It takes you from the founding of the city in the 12th century to the present day. The primary exhibits are well documented in English, and in addition, there is a good English audio guide. It...More

Thank KerryandTim
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Starting over 1000 years ago, Oslo's beginnings start here. You can easily spend a entire day her. They have done a excellent job here but the majority is done in Norwegian with some English subtitles. Been coming to Oslo for 20 years and just discovered...More

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