The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design

The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design

The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design is where Edvard Munch’s world-famous painting ‘The Scream’ is on show. It’s an absolute must see on any trip to Oslo. The National Museum holds, preserves, exhibits, and promotes public knowledge about,...
Armed Forces Museum

Armed Forces Museum

Akershus Fortress is a medieval castle built in the late 13century to protect Oslo, and hosts two specifically interesting museums for Norwegian defence history. One of these are the Norwegian Defence Museum, located in the old Arsenal building inside Akershus...
The Norwegian Maritime Museum

The Norwegian Maritime Museum

You can find anything you can imagine related to the sea in the more than 100 year old Maritime Museum. The museum has a great collection of different boats, from the traditional through to polar exploration ships, and some rarities such as the three masted schooner...
The Fram Museum

The Fram Museum

Photo: Hans-Petter Fjeld (CC-BY-SA) The Fram Polar Museum presents the story of the famous Fram expedition, the unsuccessful attempt to reach the North Pole by drifting with the Arctic Ocean currents. The exhibit is presented in 20 languages. Every 20 minutes there is...
The Munch Museum

The Munch Museum

The Munch Museum is home to more than half of Edvard Munch’s paintings and most of his print motifs. The magnificent donation to the City consisted of approx. 1 150 paintings, close to 18 000 prints depicting more than 700 different motifs, 7 700 drawings and...
The Museum of Contemporary Art

The Museum of Contemporary Art

The Norwegian museum of Contemporary Art was established in 1988 and opened in 1990 as a museum for art produced after 1945. Works are received from the National Gallery of Norway. The building was formerly used by Norges Bank (The Norwegian Bank).