Temporary Exhibitions


Time: May 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk's 2009 novel The Museum of Innocence is an ode to Istanbul, as well as being a classical love story. In 2012 Pamuk opened a museum with the same name in Istanbul, and in 2017 the novelist will visit the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo.


Time and place: Apr. 30, 2016 - June 12, 2016, Museum of Cultural History

In NyArktis, a collection of nationally and internationally known researchers working with the Arctic, together experiment with new ways of exhibiting the Arctic. 

This exhibition should not only be seen, it should also be heard and felt. We challenge the audience to  see NyArktis together with the Cultural History Museum permanent Arctic exhibition. Have you considered what the Arctic is to you?

Time and place: June 19, 2015 - Aug. 2, 2015, Historical Museuem, 3rd floor

We are pleased to announce that the exhibition  "Nobody Passes" by Art Gender Art (france rose + Helle Grøndahl) will be available on the third floor in Historical Museum until Sunday August  2.

The Exhibition was a part of the programme during OsloPride 2015 when Historical Museum was an arena for PrideHouse


Just bling?
Time and place: June 12, 2015 - Oct. 2, 2016, Historical Museum

Why do people use jewellery? And who do we adorn ourselves for? Take it Personally presents stories of jewellery and adornment.