Museum Of Cultural History, Oslo

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Museum Of Cultural History, Oslo - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Frederiks Gate 2, 0164 Oslo, Norway

Phone: +47-22859912

Ticket Price: 80 NOK

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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Though similarly name to the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History (the Norskfolke Museum), this one actually picks up where the Norsefolke museum leaves off – it’s collection focus on prehistoric and medieval Norwegian history. And it’s big, one of the largest such museums in the country. The highlights are:

  • The Antiquities Collection: Norwegian antiquities from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages.
  • The Collection of Coins and Medals also contains old banknotes.
  • The Ethnographic Museum: Items from other cultures such as African, American and Oriental. Also Egyptian mummies. 

Museum Of Cultural History Information

  • No parking nearby.

Museum Of Cultural History Ticket Prices

  • The ticket for this can be combined with a visit to the Viking ship Museum if used within 48 hours.
  • Children Free entrance.
  • Senior/Student Admission NOK 50.00.

How To reach Museum Of Cultural History by Public Transport

  • Tram 11, 17 and 18 stop Tullinlokka.

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  • Went with the sole purpose of finding out about the Viking and Norwegian history and was not disappointed. Great exhibition and plenty of explanations. I liked that it is essentially time based. Also saw the Arctic exhibition. But the best thing is that entry to this museum is linked to entry to the Viking Ship museum, and that is fantastic!

  • A fleeting visit, of which I saw 2 sides to the museum: the old, with little information and standard presentation. The new, with loads of fun, interestingly presented artefacts. When the refurbishments finish, this museum will offer an invigorating experience. As it is, still visit to experience the new exhibitions they have.

  • Great museum albeit small. Mainly arqueologic stuff. Rocks and small things. Buy the ticket and you have free entrance in the Viking ship museum.

  • Frustratingly curated. Objects without dates or attributes. You could walk past the only complete viking helmet ever found without knowing what it was, if you had not done your homework. Odd juxtaposition of contemporary craft art with the historical objects without much explanation. The medieval collection is the exception: intriguing church art well displayed.

  • I loved the museum. It's full of interesting things and I loved that it's all separated by period or places. There is plenty to see so it's best to go with time to get the most out of every detail.

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