No really - even though the sign reminds you of this. An audacious museum (they just dragged the ship up and built a building) for an audacious ship - built to get locked in the Arctic ice - unbelievably bold. Great exhibits.
About Fram Polar Ship Museum
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My son was desperate to visit this museum and it is well worth the trip. The layout is superb and designed to really take you into the atmosphere of the expedition. You can get up very close to the Fram and even board the deck...More
We really weren't sure that this museum would be worth it, but it was the prize of the lot! The displays were excellently curated with lots of photos and everything in chronological order. Who knew that the Norwegians flew a blimp over the North Pole?...More
They rebuilt the ship and built the building around it. Very smart. This museum tells the story of the ships voyages and race to be the first people to get to the north pole. You are able to walk along the ships deck and go...More
Well, neither of us had any idea of what went into the polar expeditions and therefore this was a learning experience. The ships themselves are pretty amazing. The layout of the museum is a little overwhelming but its understandable - there is SO much to...More
An excellent place to spend a few hours (particularly if the weather doesn't invite you outdoors), giving a fabulous illustration of the various polar expeditions and detailed accounts of what was involved, including of course, actual ships on display used at the time. It is...More
It was a very nice surprise!! The ship is very interesting and the way that it is presented is attractive and inviting.
A short visit here, worth seeing if you have the Oslo Pass but not sure I'd want to pay the full admission otherwise. Definitely worth watching the short film at the start of the exhibition to understand the exhibits better.