Visiting addressMuseum of Cultural History (map)
Frederiks gate 2
This event has been cancelled.
The Historical Museum provides the public with free admission on the last Saturday of the month.
What can sculptures, mummies and everyday objects tell us about what people living around the Mediterranean Sea felt, thought and believed around two thousand years ago?
To prevent coronavirus spread, this event has been cancelled. Read more at UiO.no.
On this tour, our talented mediator will talk about how the church became a place for meetings between God and people for everyday and solemnity - and on pilgrimage.
Want to learn a secret language? Did you know the runes for a period were used to create secret and magical messages? The word "runa" itself can mean secret knowledge.
The bear gave strength, and the worm bound the world together. In pre-Christian times the animals were cultivated for their characteristics. How do we look at them today?
Join a tour of the Viking Ship Museum, and hear about the mythical and divine horse and which animals played in society and in life after death?
Welcome to The Historical Museum's Special Quiz! How is the history knowledge? What is true and what is spinning? Here you will both answer questions and find factual errors hidden in historical narratives.
In the VÍKINGR exhibition, we let a selection of outstanding objects from the world's largest Viking collection tell the story of this legendary period in Norway. Join our talented facilitator on a tour of the exhibition.
What does Sàpmi mean? How are Sami people living today? Experience children's storytelling with the Sami gold fountain, learn lasso throwing by a skilled reindeer herder and try Sámi shoes with Senna grass.
In the summer of 1834 a homemaker worked at Nedre Hon farm in Øvre Eiker in Buskerud. He was to help the farmer drain a marsh on the property. During the trench work, he got the surprise of his life when he unearthed Norway's largest gold treasure from the Viking Age.
Welcome to an introduction to The Sea is History on the second floor: Meeting point at the top of the stairs.
Museum of Cultural History presents Donna Zuckerberg and her attention-grabbing book Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age (Harvard University Press 2018).
What is it like at the Historical Museum when all the lights are turned off and everyone has gone home?