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National museum of Norwegian maritime history from the Viking Age to the present.
As featured in Museum Guide for Oslo
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Bygdoeynesveien 37, Oslo 0286, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the coach loads of tourists are dropped off at the Kontiki museum opposite, the Maritime Museum is mostly overlooked by tourists but I don't know why. Do not be put off by the humble first floor which holds an old sailing boat and some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank The_Magpie_on_Tour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting the other museums (Framm and Kon-Tiki) than you might want to visit this for an hour or so. You can learn the history of ships and navigation. It isn't very crowded so you can move quickly. If you aren't visiting the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Todd C
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

A great place, interactive for the kids young and old. Nice outdoor areas for picnic and great views. Coffee shop was good too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We added this museum because of its location near the other two museums and were glad we stopped. It has a variety of boats and nautical gear and a wonderful gallery of paintings.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet M
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This has been a maritime culture for centuries. The museum is small and includes peace time information, war time information , art work and actual ship items. It is right near the Kon Tiki museum and Arctic ship museum so take them all in.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed September 25, 2018

I think the Fram and Maritime are one and the same. They are across from each other. The entrance is towards the back near the water front. It was founded in 1914 for coast culture and maritime exhibit history where ship building was narrated, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Norwegian Maritime Museum is a worthwhile museum -- and it gets better once you get past the first floor. The first floor is devoted primarily to exhibits of different vessels, which is interesting, although the sheer volume of exhibits can be overwhelming. On the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robert58213
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I wanted to visit due to my love of boats but was very disappointed. The top floor was the most interactive but we had had enough by the time we got there. Shame, I guess it could be interesting. Needs to be more interactive and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 876vikkih
Reviewed August 26, 2018

While visiting Oslo, Norway in May 2016, my wife and I enjoyed our visit to the Norwegian Maritime Museum. We thought this museum was very informative including the 18 minute film in the basement. The exhibits were well designed and organized. The museum has some...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Due to both geography and culture, Norway has always been big on the sea. This museum aims to explore that relationship, and with parts of four upper floors and a basement full of exhibits, you could spend days here. For our family, this was one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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