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Join us for a 360-degree tour of our exhibitions

Now you can experience the viking ships OsebergGokstad and Tune, and the exhibitions of VÍKINGRThe Medieval GalleryTransformation, Collapse and America at The Historical Museum, digitally from your mobile phone or computer.

Exterior of the Viking Ship Museum

Exhibition: Collapse

In Collapse, you will meet people who, in various ways and at different times, face forces of nature that threatens to collapse their world.

VIKINGR viking exhibition

Exhibition: VÍKINGR

Viking Age exhibition. See it at the Historical Museum.


Welcome to our two museums

Exterior of the Viking Ship Museum

The Viking Ship Museum

The world's best preserved viking ships! The Oseberg, Gokstad and Tune ships were originally ocean-going vessels before they were hauled ashore to be used in burial rituals for their rich owners. Study the ships and the Viking treasures up close!  

Closed until April 14
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The Historical Museum

Make a date with history! See Norway's largest collection of historical artifacts, housed in our beautiful Art Nouveau building. Visit the country’s oldest skull, exquisite Viking treasures, Egyptian mummies and a multitude of ethnographic exhibitions from Africa, to name a few.

Closed until April 14


today Apr.
19 Apr.
21 Apr.
12:00 PM, The Historical Museum
25 Apr.
The Historical Museum
04 May
12:00 PM, The Viking Ship Museum
30 May
The Historical Museum

Two museums in one ticket!

Tickets give you admission to both museums for 48 hours.

There is no need to buy tickets online. Ticket offices are located at the museum entrances.

Free admisson for refugees

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News from the Museum of Cultural History

  • gjellestadskipet What we now know about the Gjellestad ship Jan. 17, 2020 12:59 PM

    The archaeologists can now safely say that the ship is from the Viking Age, and they have also circled in the area the ship was built. But there are still many secrets left to uncover…

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