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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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Nobels gate 32 | Frogner Park, Oslo 0268, Norway
+47 23 49 37 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit on a sunny day You can spend hours walking around Beautiful sculptures Highly recommend if you are visiting Oslo.

Thank Shanks S
Reviewed 1 week ago

These sculptures are some of the most beautiful I've seen. This is truly "The Circle of Life" park. It has some access along slopped paths so that you do not have to handle the massive amount of steps. My friends carried my walker to the...More

Thank JudyOGrady
Reviewed 1 week ago

Essential to have a guide to get the most out of these statues which are a revelation.Open to question and interpretation,The subjects are life,age,conflict ,love and betrayal.This is undoubtedly the top attraction for interest in Oslo.It can be busy,especially with cruise ships in town.So pick...More

1  Thank Lanky3
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park itself is large, beautifully laid out and of course this is Norway so the park is spotless. The sculptures are amazing. We are travelers and have never seen anything like it. The men and women of all ages and the children...the sculptures tell...More

1  Thank bmkutok
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful outdoor sculpture garden donated by Vigeland. All his sculptures have to do with the cycle of life, from birth to death. Wonderful images and a fantastic theme. Park is also lovely. A nice walk but lots of steps.

Thank Phyl145
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you have been to Vigeland Sculpture Park, you can understand why it is one of Oslo's best tourist attractions. It is easy to get to from the city's centre either by a short train (T-Bane) or tram trip. It was a sunny Sunday morning,...More

Thank Indy215
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is dedicated to Gustav Vigeland. He used the building as a workingplace for creating the sculptures for the park. Afterwards the building became a museum. It's well worth exploring as it shows other works by Vigeland, both drawings and paintings. And how he...More

Thank Borreh2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

The King asked for a timeless park. Keep that in mind when you visit all the sculptures. It's free and everyone from Oslo told us we had to go see it.

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 1 week ago

i had read about these sculptures before visiting Oslo. The park is lovely clean well kept..The sculptures are fantastic,there are such a lot & absolutely fascinating. If on a cruise, the ship docks right at the city.A short walk to the shops & you can...More

Thank 742ayrshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is known to be the largest scuplture park in the world created by one single artist by the name of Gustav Vigeland. It covers 80 acres and contains over 200 iron & bronze statues all depicting life cycles. It is an awesone sight to...More

Thank LO C
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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
Amanda S
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.
Robia C
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!