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The Historical Museum

The Historical Museum
  • The only complete Viking helmet ever found
  • Egyptian mummies
  • Stave church portals

Temporary exhibitions

  • For the Love of Freedom

    The Exhibition: For the Love of Freedom is University of Oslo`s main venue on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Norwegian Constitution.

    Photo-artist Lill-Ann Chepstow-Lusty and Professor Svein Harald Gullbekk were given a cartè-blanchè to curate an exhibition examining and prying into the heart of freedom, as seen in the crosslight of art and science.

  • Fashion India - Spectacular Capitalism

    This exhibition explores the relation between fashion, luxury, craft, wealth, consumption and poverty in India.

Permanent exhibitions

Opening hours

Open

  • Tuesday to Sunday
  • 15. May. - 14. Sept.: 10:00 - 17:00
  • 15. Sept. - 14. May: 11:00 - 16:00

The museum is closed:

Mondays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, 1. May and 17. May.

Getting around

Frederiks gate 2, 0164 Oslo

Museum shop

  • Books, jewelry, textiles, other