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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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