Vigeland Museum And Park

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  • Address: Nobels gate 32, 0268 Oslo, Norway
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +47-23493700
  • Ticket Price: 60 NOK
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Park, Family And Kids

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 museum will let you trace the evolution of his art, including portraits and monuments. Also, do notice the building itself – it’s a stunning example of neo-classicism.

You may find people on folding chairs, sketching away. If you want in on this, the museum will provide you with folding chairs and sketching boards. You can even hire out the venue’s lobby, exhibition halls, lecture hall and courtyard for an event of your own.

But that’s only one half of the attraction – the other is Vigeland Park, the world's largest sculpture park made by a single artist. 200 sculptures set in a landscape that was also designed and laid out by the artist. The Highlights of the park are:

  • The Main gate
  • The Bridge with the Children's playground
  • The Fountain
  • The Monolith plateau
  • The Wheel of Life

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Vigeland Museum And Park Travel Tips

  • Handicap toilet available.
  • Ground floor is disabled accessible.
  • Charged and street parking available.
  • Paid guided tours are available for the museum.

Entrance Ticket Details For Vigeland Museum And Park

  • NOK 30: Students, seniors (+67), children (+7):
  • Free for below 7
  • Free for Oslo Pass.

Vigeland Museum And Park Hours

Park:

  • The park is always open, year round.

Museum hours:

  • 2 May - 31 August: 10am – 5pm
  • 1 September - 30 April: 12pm - 4pm

How to Reach Vigeland Museum And Park

  • Bus 20 or tram 12 stop Frogner Plass.
  • All westbound lines (T-bane) to Majorstuen station.
  • By car, follow ring 2 to Nobels gate.

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  • Vigeland Museum And Park Address: Nobels gate 32, 0268 Oslo, Norway
  • Vigeland Museum And Park Contact Number: +47-23493700
  • Vigeland Museum And Park Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Vigeland Museum And Park Price: 60 NOK
  • Best time to visit Vigeland Museum And Park(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Vigeland Museum And Park: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 88.42% of people who visit Oslo include Vigeland Museum And Park in their plan

  • 85.09% of people start their Vigeland Museum And Park visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Vigeland Museum And Park

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

93.56% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vigeland Museum And Park

People normally club together The Viking Ship Museum and Norwegian Museum Of Cultural History while planning their visit to Vigeland Museum And Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Can we go to the Sculpture park on MONDay even though the museum is closed

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    • Yes, as the Sculpture Park is always open, you can visit it even though the Vigeland Museum stays closed on Monday. 

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