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Vigeland Museum

Nobels gate 32 | Frogner Park, Oslo 0268, Norway
+47 23 49 37 00
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The Vigeland Park is the world's largest sculpture park made by a single artist, and is one of Norway's most popular tourist attractions. The park is open to visitors all year round.The unique sculpture park is Gustav Vigeland's lifework with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron. Vigeland was also in charge of the design and architectural layout of the park. The Vigeland Park was mainly completed between 1939 and 1949. Most of the sculptures are placed in five units along an 850 meter long axis: The Main gate, the Bridge with the Children's playground, the Fountain, the Monolith plateau and the Wheel of Life.
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Nobels gate 32 | Frogner Park, Oslo 0268, Norway
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+47 23 49 37 00
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

See my review of Vigelund park. The two should be seen together. The museum has excellent notes ( in English) in each room so you can learn about the art and artist. The upstairs part was not so great- you could easily skip it

Thank Barbara g
Reviewed yesterday

If you go to the park first with all the crowds then go to the museum you get to see the plaster casts of the sculptures up close in all their detail in peace and quiet. There are toilets there but no refreshments so have...More

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is really one of the best sculpture in the world. You could spend an entire day wandering around the stone statues. each exhibit an unique aspect of the human condition. Sit and read a book or contemplate. A perfect way to spend the...More

Thank Lowan S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I admit that I did not expect much when I came into the Vigeland Museum, given that it was oddly out of the way and seemed somehow detached from the rest of the park. The first few rooms were standard museum fare -- sculptures, an...More

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Vigeland Park is more than worth the time, billed as the world's largest sculpture park created by only one artist. It is impressive for its openness and size as well as the Vigeland sculptures. We were struck with the idealization of the human figures, many...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place doesn't have too much stuff. In Finnish we say "you can breath in there". It gives you a great perspective to the Vigeland.

Thank Edelfelt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great park with interesting sculpture. Weather was perfect, we took a long walk through the park. Interesting museum

Thank S0308
Reviewed 1 week ago

I got there at 5 minutes to 4pm. The website said it closed at 5, but the staff said 4. They did let me blast through and what I saw looked pretty neat. The park is so worth it. Take a picnic and hang out...More

Thank karenw752015
Reviewed 1 week ago

I dont like that statues so much but its nice to see something different! Love the park and atmospher!

Thank DjuEl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the palaces and art museums visited on my recent Baltic cruise the park and the incredible sculptures were the highlight of my trip. Read a little about it before you go so you understand that the central theme is the circle of life....More

1  Thank siwashphi
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dv66051
Someone said there is currently construction at the park. We are visiting in the end of May. How is the construction affecting the view of the sculptures?
30 April 2017|
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Response from Ilma J | Reviewed this property |
Some weeks ago half of the main sculpture was under reconstruction, so that part was completely inaccessible. A week ago they were working on another part, but it was possible to walk around. It is not a good view when all... More
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Amanda S
I'm going to be in Oslo for 7 hours on a layover on my way to Berlin. Sadly, it's a Monday and I know the museum is closed on Monday. can I still go in the park?
8 March 2017|
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Response from Tucker M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the park is open, accessible and worth the visit. There are several beautiful buildings in it, as well as nice views and sunsets.
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Robia C
I will be arriving on the Regal Princess on June 5. Is there public transportation from the pier to Vigeland Park?
28 April 2015|
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Response from Karianne L |
Hi! Yes, you can take tram number 12. It leaves from the tram stop called Kontraskjæret, a 2-minute walk from the cruise pier (walk towards city hall), and stops right outside the entrance to the park. Enjoy!
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