Museums in Oslo

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  • brucebruce13
    Australia151 contributions
    This is a very well laid out museum and well worth a visit, small ferry trip from main harbour.You can then travel on to the cultural museum by bus using your ferry ticket.
    Written 15 May 2022
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  • Anita K
    4 contributions
    Small but really awesome exhibition of original viking ships preserved in great condition. Really feel the connection to historical times.
    Written 5 September 2021
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  • zuv
    Bucharest, Romania22,803 contributions
    One of the most interesting museums in Oslo. You can see how the houses in Norway have evolved over time. Most of the older houses cannot be visited inside, unfortunately. But there are some in which women, dressed as in the old days, cook traditional dishes. Interesting!
    At the entry is a nice cafe where you can have a snack and a drink (even a beer).
    You need at least 3-4 hours to visit leisurely.
    Written 14 May 2022
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  • zuv
    Bucharest, Romania22,803 contributions
    The museum is small and not very spectacular. It has a nice section dedicated to children. What attracted me was the fact that the entrance ticket also offers you the opportunity to climb to the top of the ski jumping tower, from where you can see the whole city and the fjord.
    Written 11 May 2022
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  • Laura M
    Gig Harbor, WA38 contributions
    The museum holds excellent Heyerdahl items and the two rafts are very interesting to see. Worth the time, especially the combination admission ticket the the Fram.
    Written 25 April 2022
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  • Laust Ø
    Oslo, Norway20 contributions
    The fantastic workshop-Museum of the great sculpturer Gustav Vigeland. 'The blueprints' of Gustav Vigeland - the master of all the sculptures in the Vigelandsanlegget - aka Frognerparken. Right on the other side of the road.
    Written 3 May 2022
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  • Emma
    Crete, Greece10 contributions
    Went to “INFORMATION (Today)” and had a really great guide who took us through most of the museum. Had a good time, would recommend!
    Written 27 March 2022
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  • matsy c
    mk61 contributions
    A must to see when staying in Oslo, very easy to get to and a lot to see in all seasons, great sculptures
    Written 23 February 2022
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  • Jonathan
    Wilmington, DE944 contributions
    One thing I love when traveling in Europe is visiting museums that share story lines that aren't universally shared as part of the bigger picture. While I knew the basics of Norway's struggles against the Nazis, this museum did a FANTASTIC job of sharing the full story with ample exhibits of various relics of the era. While there are some parts that only explain in Norwegian, I would say that about 80% of it has English placards. There is no glorification but they tell the story of everyone from the King down to the locals. The fact that the museum is housed where Norwegians were imprisoned and tortured by the Nazis made it more impactful. A definite must-visit.
    Written 28 April 2022
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  • simmondsi
    Darmstadt, Germany760 contributions
    Our first impression was that we had wasted our money - it looked like a one-room museum on the ground floor (the exhibit at the time was on climate change). However heading upstairs we discovered special exhibits on recent Nobel winners and then the room where all awardees are shown with rolling displays with their backgrounds etc. While it is not a large museum there is a lot to read and absorb - my wife and I picked read about maybe 15-20 different awardees each.

    If you prefer the kind of museum where there is a lot of interaction and big "wow" exhibits this is not for you.

    If you found my review I would appreciate your vote
    Written 29 December 2019
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  • Steve W
    1,276 contributions
    This place was fantastic 22 July centre was peaceful and such amazing Johanna told us about this place and when and why is was done we all enjoyed ourselves its worth the visit
    Written 21 November 2019
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  • EllenChr
    Oslo, Norway2,309 contributions
    The town hall of Oslo is magnificent. Entrance is free. The frescos are amazing. This is where the ceremony of the Nobel Peace Price is held each year.
    Written 10 July 2020
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  • nilslyseng
    Oslo, Norway123 contributions
    We came here on a day off to take it easy and spend some good time together as a couple.

    Even many things are made for learning and children. As a grown up can enjoy the museum. There are cool vehicles and exhibitions which is explaining things in detail. Also test things out. Things are naturally closed because of the pandemic. Still lots of things to see.

    This place you can easily spend about 2 hours and not think about it. The staff is very attentive and one even turned one thing on because we were studying it for a long time. As it wasn't supposed to work or be on at this time. That was awesome.

    Can recommend this museum.
    Written 28 December 2021
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  • Sasha
    World2 contributions
    The Munch Museum collection is fantastic, of course, but the user experience leaves much to be desired. Couldn't get on the wifi without a Norwegian phone number, no discounts for seniors, confusing guest lockers, labyrinth of escalators and no map brochure to understand layout, private restaurant up top was too crowded and bar didn't serve coffee. Once you reach restaurant you can't return to museum, must take elevator down 12 floors and re-enter through security. Enjoyed the galleries but spent less time than we would have liked due to these headaches.
    Written 14 May 2022
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  • Steve W
    1,276 contributions
    this was amazing i myself was in the" R.A.F. 20 YRS" and this was just up my street i really enjoyed myself all countries of armed forces Johanna showed us the picture books of men and women working war 1 and 2 it was so breath taking
    Written 23 November 2019
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