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Norsk Folkemuseum shows how people lived in Norway from 1500 to the present through its collections from around the country. Among the highlights are the Stave Church from Gol, dating from 1200 and an apartment building with homes from the 20th...more
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Went there as tickets were free after visit to viking ship museum. We don't usually do museums, finding them boring. This was one of those. Some exhibits good. Like those on sami. But had the free tickets and we used themMore
Date of experience: December 2018
PaalM4, Public Relations Manager at The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, responded to this reviewResponded today
Thank you for your response. As you say tickets were free after visiting the viking Ships Museum, I suppose you had the OsloPass, which is brilliant for visits to Oslo. It seems to me that you have missed the Open-Air Museum, which is...More
This is no doubt one of those museums that gets missed but if you have the time to visit you will not be disappointed. There are a considerable number of buildings which have been reconstructed on the site which gives you a chance to see...More
The museum had several stages and stores closed due to renovation/hours, but still it was worth the visit. It´s a walk through Norwegian history, both with static displays and buildings rebuild at site, with all the info displayed next to them. A very impressing stave...More
Very much a typical museum experience with a lot of artifacts. Not interactive and mainly focusing on looking and reading. Particularly enjoyed learning about the cultures in the snowy north e.g. the Sami people and Eskimos. Some excellent artifacts including the clothing, especially coats made...More
We were in Oslo for one day on a Baltic cruise and wanted something to soak up a little local history, culture and some sunshine on a nice day. This was our first stop of the day and provided an enjoyable morning.
Response from DeepInTheWoodsMike | Reviewed this property |
There are benches however there is also a lot of walking required to see the exhibits. In addition, there are a couple of fairly steep hills to climb (to see the Stave Church). It is well worth the time but substantial... More
There are benches however there is also a lot of walking required to see the exhibits. In addition, there are a couple of fairly steep hills to climb (to see the Stave Church). It is well worth the time but substantial walking is required.
Response from LuluReview | Reviewed this property |
The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History is approximately 12 minutes (5.6kms) from that hotel. It's open May 15 - September 14: Every day 10:00 - 18:00 and September 15 - May 14: Weekdays 11:00 - 15:00, Sat and Sun 11:00... More
The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History is approximately 12 minutes (5.6kms) from that hotel. It's open May 15 - September 14: Every day 10:00 - 18:00 and September 15 - May 14: Weekdays 11:00 - 15:00, Sat and Sun 11:00 - 16:00.