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Frederiks gate 2
We are weighing the world's best preserved viking ship. Can you guess the weight? The competition is closed, and the winner is Carl Olav Staff.
In a few years’ time the Viking ships at Bygdøy will be moving into brand new premises. Preparations are already underway, and one important task involves finding out how much they weigh.
How much does the Oseberg Ship weigh? Carl Olav stole a march on 1,600 other competitors when he used a special method of calculation.
Professor Kolbjørn Skaare born in 1931, passed away the 3rd of June.
Now Statsbygg will invite the three winners of the design competition to
negotiate further project planning. Before the summer, Statsbygg will
sign a contract with one of the three winners
In December 2016 more than one hundred architect’s offices submitted their proposals for a new Viking Age Museum here at Bygdøy. The winners of the competition are:
Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, Minister of Education and Research, has officially opened the international architectural design competition for the new Viking Age Museum at Bygdøy.