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Natural History Museum

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The Natural History Museum includes several museums, the Botanical Garden and the greenhouses. The Zoological Museum shows animals from all over the world, and the Mineralogical-Geological Museum building includes the Paleontological Museum and...more
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Sars' gate 1 | Zoological, Mineral and Geological Museum, Oslo 0562, Norway
+47 22 85 16 30
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fairly small museum in comparison to other natural history museums I’ve been to. Mostly stuffed animals in display cases depicting their natural habitats. The ones dedicated to Norway are very good but the rest of the world display is a little less realistic with...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exhibit is limited. When you enter, there are three places to proceed, left (main exhibit), right (souvenir store as well) with some modern exhibits on environmental awareness and the main large stairs. That was closed. So I proceeded to the left and saw some exhibits...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Natural History Museum offers a couple of hours of exploration between dinosaur bones and exhibitions, fossils, precious rock, stones and metals. Adding to that, the museum houses a large amount of preserved animals shown off beautifully in scenes of their natural environment: Bird of...More

Thank rasmusrjessien
Reviewed August 17, 2018

I wanted to go to this museum to see some European dinosaur fossils, but it turns out the big T-Rex skeleton in the first room is actually a cast of fossils found in South Dakota. Oops. Later on in another area, there are some decent...More

Thank Dmarkwind
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

This museum is under renovation so you’re better of visiting it some time in the future. There are some interesting things (fossils) on display though so if you’re in the neighborhood anyway it might be worth it to drop by.

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Reviewed June 20, 2018

So many cool things to look at here, it's a must-see spot when is Oslo! They also have a great museum shop that sells so many wonderful things.

Thank Odysseus27
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Me and my work colleague wanted to visit this museum when we arrived in Oslo and it didnt let us down, we also visited the viking museum as it has a two from one attraction price! Completely worth it for the whole family or just...More

Thank Luke R
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The museum have some interesting exhibits. Especially the «tree of life» is worth a visit. Be aware that the museum might have large crowds of families with toddlers on a rainy day.

Thank Øyvind E
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

If you really love natural things, come and visit quickly. One of the best place to visit in oslo. Your visit will be incomplete with out this visit.

Thank Kiran Nidhi T
Reviewed May 17, 2018

From the building outside it looks very old and dated but inside it felt very carefully curated. It gave a well organized view into the fauna of Norway organized by geographical location. A slight minus is that not all of the touchscreens seemed to have...More

Thank David K
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