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The Kon-Tiki Museum

Bygdoeynesveien 36, Oslo 0286, Norway
+47 23 08 67 67
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The Kon-Tiki Museum houses original boats and artifacts from Thor Heyerdahl's world famous expeditions such as the original Kon-Tiki balsa raft which crossed the Pacific Ocean in 1947 and the original reed boat Ra II which crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1970. In both the Kon-Tiki and Ra exhibitions there are separate children exhibitions. The Kon-Tiki Museum also houses one of the most comprehensive exhibitions about Easter Island in the world, including a replica of a family cave from Easter Island. Underneath the Kon-Tiki raft is a special underwater exhibit that is fun for kids. Cinema screening the original Kon-Tiki documentary movie (Oscar for best documentary in 1951) every day at 12:00. Great museum shops. Free with Oslo Pass. A must when visiting Oslo!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bygdoeynesveien 36, Oslo 0286, Norway
+47 23 08 67 67
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Five guys crossing the Pacific on a raft in 1947. If you find that sort of thing interesting, this museum is for you. Going with the kids? Try seeing the movie first (2012 version). That way it will make more sense to them - and...More

Thank 101Ole
Reviewed 2 days ago

Thor Heyerdahl believed the Peruvians were capable of traveling via the Humnbolt current to Polynesia. He arranged to build a raft of balsa wood and drift/sail to Polynesia. He against all odds made the voyage.

Thank malcolm1942
Reviewed 2 days ago

We are of an age to remember the Kon Tiki adventurers - the stories of their extreme risk taking - like extreme sports of young people today. It was therefor wonderful to see the actual craft of Kon Tiki, Ra and Ra II, and to...More

Thank Malcolm & Noël S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were exhausted from museums galore but this was well worth it. The story is very interesting and the exhibits were fun to read and go through. I would say kids would love this one! I am usually not a huge museum girl but this...More

Thank Teacher2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

The adventures of the Kon-Tiki make for a great story. That's probably why they made the movie about it. Seeing it in person gives a new respect for what the people on it went through. If you go out to see it, plan to see...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Thor Heyerdahl was one of my boyhood heroes. I was totally delighted to visit this marvellous exhibition of his most epic voyage. The Kon Tiki voyage was undertaken to prove Heyerdahl's theory about world population movements. It was a pleasure to see the crude craft...More

Thank Mardyke
Reviewed 6 days ago

Getting to see this place is pretty neat, though there are other sights I would have wish I spent more time at. Small and nice that doesn't take more than an hour to get through, though I must say pretty neat to see an Oscar...More

Thank Domenica B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought the cheaper option tickets of the combined Fram & Kon-Tiki museums from a very helpful staff member. This worked out very well on this rather dull weather, Sunday afternoon. The Kon-Tiki museum closes before the Fram museum (across the road), so we viewed...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thor Heyerdahls "Kon-Tiki" as well as other craft used to explore or prove that early mariners could cross vast distances in various types of craft.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable that people were "crazy" enough to make these voyages in these rafts and reed boats. Amazing information. Make sure to buy the Oslo pass to enter here(and the Polar Ship Museum/Viking Sip Museum/National Gallery)

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Judy V
29 February 2016|
Response from halfdan t | Property representative |
Dear travler. It is 1000 meter from The Viking Ships to The Kon-Tiki Museum. There is public bus (number 30) which runs every 10 minutes. But its also a nice walk. Best regards The Kon-Tiki Museum Halfdan Tangen... More
5 January 2016|
Response from halfdan t | Property representative |
Hello Absolutely and welcome!
Mary G
21 March 2015|
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Response from halfdan t | Property representative |
Dear guest. The Kon-Tiki houses the origial Kon-Tiki and the reed boat Ra II and much more from Thor Heyerdahl`s expeditions. In the entrance area and shop there are windows. Elsewhere not. Thank you for asking. Halfdan... More