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Permanent exhibitions

A copy of the Virgin Mary from Hedalen

The exhibition in the Medieval Gallery displays religious artefacts as well as everyday objects. 

mummie from the exhibition

The museum's collection of antiquities includes Norway's oldest and largest collection of Egyptian artefacts.

Image from the exhibition - eskimo

The ethnographic exhibitions give the visitors insight into the lives of the indigenous populations of the Arctic and sub-Arctic areas, The Americas,  and displays an intereseting selection out of the rich collections from East Asia.

gold coins

Gold is power - gold gives prestige. By minting gold coins, rulers have enabled people to meet and exchange values ​​in confidence for the past 2,600 years. And individual exploits live on by being honoured in gold.

Overview of part of the exhibition room

- human being in an unpredictable world

The Viking Age exhibition is currently closed due to renovation work. New exhibition opens in December 2018