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Viking Ships Museum

Viking Ships Museum (Frederiks Gate 2, Oslo)  — run by the Museum of Cultural History, visitors can view the remains of three ships that carried the Vikings to raids throughout Europe and elsewhere:  the Gokstad, the Oseberg, and the Tune (one of the best-preserved Viking ships found anywhere).   Also displayed are other Viking-era artifacts, like […]

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Parque de esculturas Vigelandsparken

Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park (Kirkeveien, western section of Oslo) – this is a popular park in Oslo, which showcases 192 granite sculptures made by deceased Norwegian sculptor Gustave Vigeland.  The sculptures tend to make statements about life and relationships – ranging from the 14-meter-high column-like sculpture The Monolith, to the Crying Child, The Wheel of Life, […]

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Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

Norwegian National Opera & Ballet (Kirsten Flagstads Plass 1, Oslo) – this is Norway’s largest performing arts institution, with over 600 employees working in about 50 professions and trades. After the opening in 2008, the Opera House in the old harbor area of Bjørvika soon became a landmark in Oslo. Designed by the Norwegian architects […]

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Norwegian Museum of Science, Technology and Medicine

Norwegian Museum of Science, Technology and Medicine (Kjelsåsveien 143, Oslo) – this is the national museum for technology, industry, science and medicine. The museum has over 20 permanent and temporary exhibitions about energy, oil, industry, medicine, airplanes, cars and trains. The Science Centre is a place for curious minds.  Visitors can explore natural science and […]

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Norwegian Olympic Museum

Museo Olímpico de Noruega (Håkons Hall, Stampesletta, Lillehammer) — este museo, ubicado a 184 km (2 horas en auto en la Ruta E6) al norte de Oslo, está dedicado al sitio de los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno de 1994 que se celebraron aquí. Este es el único museo en el norte de Europa donde se […]

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Norwegian Folk Museum

Norwegian Folk Museum (Museumsbeien 10, Oslo) – this open-air museum, one of the largest of its kind in Europe, showcases an impressive collection of traditional buildings from all over Norway (over 155), as well as traditional costumes (known locally as bunad). The museum’s indoor exhibits show traditional handicraft items, folk costumes, Sami culture, weapons, toys, […]

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Centro Nobel de la Paz

Nobel Peace Center (Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1, Oslo) — the Nobel Peace Center consists of an exciting combination of changing and permanent exhibitions. The Center seeks to promote popular interest in issues relating to war, peace and conflict resolution – in Norway as well as abroad. The Peace Prize laureates are all presented on digital […]

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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum (Sars’ Gate/Monrads Gate, Tøyen, Oslo) — the Natural History Museum includes several museums as well as the Botanical Garden and greenhouses. The Zoological Museum shows animals from all over the world, and the Mineralogical-Geological Museum building includes the Paleontological Museum and Norway’s only dinosaur museum. Admission:  NOK 50 (adult), NOK 25 (students […]

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National Gallery

National Gallery (Universitetsgata 13, Oslo) – this museum houses Norway’s largest public collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures. The museum’s central attractions include Edvard Munch’s The Scream and Madonna and paintings by Cézanne and Manet. The museum’s exhibitions present older art, with principal emphasis on art from Norway. The permanent exhibition shows highlights from the […]

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Museo de Munch

Munch Museum (Tøyengata 53, Oslo) – here, visitors can discover the works of Norway’s best-known artist, which houses the world’s largest collection of paintings, graphical designs, and drawings by the master of expressionism. Admission:  NOK 95 (adult), NOK 50 (seniors & students), children (under 19 years):  free.  Hours vary.  Check with the museum’s website for […]