Family and Kids in Oslo

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Oslo? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Oslo, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Oslo.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Oslo for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Vigeland Museum And Park

    Park

    Gustav Vigelands’s sculptures. It’s the museum’s only reason for being. The artist made a pact with the city to bequeath all his works to this museum on his death; they in turn would provide him an apartment to sculpt in peace. And sculpt he did - plaster, granite, bronze, marble, works in wrought iron, thousands of drawings for these, and woodcuts and woodcarvings. The museu...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    The Viking Ship Museum

    Family and Kids

    Containing some of the world’s most well preserved Viking artefacts, this museum mainly exhibits Viking ships from Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune. The magnificent vessels, built in the 9th century, were used for both ocean crossings and burial rituals. Of great interest are the gifts given to the deceased. Also on display are sledges, beds, wood carvings, grave goods and buckets. The main att...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Oslo Opera House

    Family and Kids

    This beautiful white building, which has won many awards for its design, hosts Norway’s greatest performance company. The rich and varied programmes are always vivid and riveting, but plenty of people visit just to be able to climb to the top of the roof. Go at dusk and watch the lights come on around the harbour. It’s magical and romantic. Then come down and stroll along the harbo...Read more
  4. Amazing Oslo attraction for kids
    Norwegian Museum Of Cultural History

    Educational Site

    This wonderfully engaging museum is the largest cultural museum in Norway. The exhibits cover Norwegian lifestyles from the 15th century onwards, through about 160,000 artefacts - folk dress, textiles, folk art, weapons, toys, musical instruments and work tools. There are also collections of professional and amateur photography (significantly the works of Anders Beer Wilse). But it’s the...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    National Gallery

    Family and Kids

    This is administrated by the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, which includes the following in various locations around the city. Norwegian Museum of Architecture National Gallery of Norway Museum of Decorative Arts and Design Museum of Contemporary Art However, only the former two are located under this same building. The National Gallery of Norway houses the country’s l...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Oslo
    The Kon-tiki Museum

    Educational Site

    Kon-Tiki is a raft that in 1947 carried Norwegian explorer and writer Thor Heyerdahl from South America to the Polynesian Islands. Heyerdahl undertook the journey to suggest an extraordinary idea – that South American peoples of pre-Columbian times could possibly have colonised Polynesia. The raft is housed in this museum, which also houses vessels that Heyerdahl used in his subsequent t...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Akershus Castle And Fortress

    Family and Kids

    Built in the 14th century to defend Oslo from attack, the castle is famous for having withstood every siege laid to it. In the 17th century, King Christian IV gave it a Rennaisance makeover. A section of the castle called the Slavery was also used as a prison for criminals and early socialists.  These days, the castle is used to receive dignitaries and heads of state. It has grand halls, ...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Bygdoy Peninsula

    Family and Kids

    Some places look like they jumped out of fairy tales – this is one of those places. Once an island, the post-glacial rebound made Bygdoy a peninsula. There are so many things to see, you may end up spending a great chunk of your Oslo trip here. Though mainly a residential area popular for it’s beaches, Bygdoy also rich in museums. Five main museums stand out: Kon-Tiki Museum, exhib...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    The Bergen Railway

    Family and Kids

    This attraction takes you far out of the city This train journey is one of the most-beautiful, highest, and most daring in the world. It’s also the highest line in Northern Europe. The line was built in the early 20th century, when it became supremely necessary to link two of Norway’s most important cities – Bergen and Oslo. And so impossibly hard mountains were tunnelled th...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Astrup Fearnley Museum Of Modern Art

    Family and Kids

    This contemporary art gallery focuses on Norwegian and international art. In the past the museum focused on acquiring works of German Abstract Expressionism, English modern painting, and Young British Artists, and now it begins to focus on contemporary American art. The museum may not appeal to everyone, but you never know until you visit. It’s got one of the best contemporary art collect...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Norwegian Museum Of Technology

    Science Museum, Observatory, Educational Site

    Through 25 permanent exhibits, the museum explores Norway’s technological journey from its agrarian roots to today’s industrialised cities. The exhibits showcase energy, oil, industry, medicine, and transportation for the most part. Occasionally special exhibitions are held in which these or related areas are analysed in depth. The exhibits are usually interactive, making this an ex...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Nordmarka

    Family and Kids

    The North Forest is popular for hiking, biking and skiing. Wintersports are especially popular December – February, when there are about 450 km worth of red-marked ski trails to enjoy. In the summer, you can swim in the lakes, which you get to by following the blue marked tracks. The whole area is fantastically beautiful, and you keep thinking there’s something magic and mysterious ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Mathallen Food Hall

    Family and Kids

    Food lovers will find their every appetite catered to in this cozy little food hall. About 40 or so local producers break out the best in their kitchen, serving everything from tapas to sushi to beer. Fish, meat, vegetables, baked goods, and coffee aren’t off the menu either. There is a lot of street food. Most things are cheap. The place is clean, and nearly almost packed full. The atmos...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Sognsvann Lake

    Family and Kids

    A popular and pretty natural retreat for the people of Oslo, the Lake isn’t very large. Only 3.3km around, you could easily cover it in an hour if you jogged. In the summer, it’s a favourite place to come camping, swimming and picnicking. The trail is stable enough for wheelchair access. In a few places, piers jut out into the water. The water is surrounded by lovely greenery on all...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Botanical Gardens

    Botanical Garden, Observatory

    This university botanical garden of about 7500 species of plants is awesome! It’s consists of the following: The Viking Garden – An exhibit on how the Vikings used plants, animals and rocks. The Willow Sculptures – Beautiful and intriguingly elegant constructs. The Greenhouses - Contains the Evolution Room, Mediterranean Room and Desert Room. Systematic Garden – Plants ...Read more