Munch MuseumCurrently Closed
Edward Munch was a pioneering expressionist painter. Before his death, he bequeathed a large collection of works Oslo – this museum was born to house that collection. The museum is a near complete catalogue of all his works. It has nearly half of all the original paintings he ever did, and at least one copy of all the other prints. This translates into:
- 1200 paintings
- 18000 prints
- six sculpturs
- 500 plates
- 2240 books
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- Audio tours in Norwegian and in English.
- Check out the museum shop and the cafe.
- Adults NOK 120
- Seniors (67+), students, groups of more than 10 persons - NOK 60
- Free under 18
- Oslo Pass Free
- Bus No 20 stop Munchmuseet
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50.5% of people who visit Oslo include Munch Museum in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
50.27% of people start their Munch Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Munch Museum
92.37% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Munch Museum
There was an interactive puzzle game for children to help keep them interested in the artwork. It could have been a little clearer on how to store your bags before going through. It was obvious you couldn't have them, bit there are lockers and restrooms in the downstairs.
It’s a small museum but has Munch’s significant works. We saw a joint exhibition curated by painter Marlene Dumas which showcased her admiration of Munch. The exhibition was well worth it. The gift shop is small but has some nice items. We didn’t try the cafe. The surrounding parks and neighborhoods are worth checking out.
Extremely disappointing to come here and for them to not have their Scream painting on display. There was one exhibition, which was nice but for 120 NOK, you would expect a lot more especially when only half of that was Munch's own work. Would not recommend at all.
Don't come here expecting lots of Munch's paintings since it is a centre focused on his life and his legacy, and mostly small temporary exhibitions. I think the name of the museum can lead to misinterpretations of its purpose. Plus it is free.
Sadly when we visited there was only one room with a dozen or so of Munch's paintings on show due to being between exhibitions. However we noticed there is a cinema downstairs and can thoroughly recommend a trip to this cinema. There are several movies about Munch showing here but in particular try to see the film "Let The Scream be Heard" by a young Indian filmmaker. This film tries to show you how Munch felt and how he was motivated - marvellous. Cheers