Top 10 Museums of Oslo

Top 10 Museums of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (B)

Oslo has developed an important cultural scene with museums celebrating Norwegian bravest explorers, world famous artists, and simple citizens. Know what to expect and prepare your trip to the Norwegian capital!

The rather compact national museum showcases a wide array of styles and is the perfect place to get up close and personal with Norwegian artists, such as Munch (the famous Scream is on show there), Gude and his landscapes, Tidemand and his paintings of his contemporaries or Johan Christian Dahl who give us an idea of life in the Norwegian countryside roughly one century ago.

The Bridal procession on the Hardangerfjorj by Adolf Tideman and Hans Gude (1848), National Gallery, Oslo, Norway

A must-visit for the fans of the most influential Norwegian artist. This musuem is so inspiring that we dedicated a seperate article to it that you can read right here. Be sure to plan some hours to take Munch’s moving art in.

This private museum showcases international contemporary art pushing the boundaries of the canon located at the tip of the Tjuvholmen peninsula. Expect to get out of your comfort zone! And if the art exhibited is not your sweet spot, admire the building designed by Renzo Piano: a landmark of Oslo! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top 10 Museums of Oslo
Guide Location: Norway » Oslo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Marcella Van Alphen
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • the National gallery
  • the Munch Museum
  • The Astrup Fearnley Museum
  • The Kon Tiki Museum
  • The ski museum
  • The Fram museum
  • The Viking Museum
  • The folk museum
  • The Gol Stave Church
  • The Nobel Peace Centre
  • The Norwegian Maritime Museum
  • Oslo Citybox hotel

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