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OSLO MUSEUMS - MUSEUM IN OSLO NORWAY

Oslo Viking MuseumOslo Museums – If you are looking for a break away with loads of historical places to visit then Oslo is a great choice as this city provides you with the starting point of many other European destination. The capital city of Norway has some of the most extensive museums on Vikings, as well as many other interesting places of interest and these can be related to many other countries and cities south of Oslo.

The Norwegian people are obviously proud of their dynamic history and culture and their well presented museums are proof of this. When you walk into a Norwegian Museum, you feel as if you are walking into a very carefully looked after memorial to the subject matter of the museum.

Perhaps the one of the more interesting museums to visit is the Viking Ship Museum, which has been placed as one of the top 10 Oslo attractions. Travellers can lose themselves for an whole day in this great collection of Viking relics and antiques and you'll learn a lot about the history and culture of the Vikings and of the area. . If you click on the link in this paragraph you'll find more information on the Viking Ship Museum.

There are many museums in Oslo which are related to the general area of Norway and if you are into winter sports you'll enjoy a visit to the Ski Jump and the special Museum devoted to skiing.

Remember too if you plan to visit a number of Oslo Museums a very handy extra is the Oslo Pass which will let you have free transport, free entry to museums, etc. There is more detail on the Oslo Pass in the Section on Tourist Offices

Holmenkollen Ski Jump and Ski Museum
Kongeveien 5, N-0787 Oslo
Phone: +47 2292 3200
Fax: +47 2292 3250
E-mail: skif@skiforeningen.no
www.holmenkollen.com

The Viking Ship Museum
Huk Aveny 35, N-0287 Oslo
P.O. Box 6762 St. Olavs plass, N-0130
www.ukm.uio.no

The Munch Museum
Tøyengata 53, N-0578 Oslo
P.O. Box 2812 Tøyen, N-0608 Oslo
www.munch.museum.no

The Norwegian Folk Museum
The Norwegian Folk Museum
Museumsveien 10, N-0287 Oslo
www.norskfolkemuseum.no

The Norwegian Maritime Museum
Bygdøynesveien 37, N-0286 Oslo
Phone: +47 2411 4150
www.norsk-sjofartsmuseum.no