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Time and place: Aug. 29, 2020 10:00 AM4:00 PM, The Historical Museum

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?

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Time and place: Sep. 26, 2020 10:00 AM4:00 PM, The Historical Museum

The Historical Museum provides the public with free admission on the last Saturday of the month.

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Time and place: Apr. 21, 2020 12:00 PM, The Historical Museum

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.

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Time and place: Mar. 1, 2020 11:30 AM3:00 PM, The Historical Museum

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.

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Time and place: Feb. 26, 2020, The Historical Museum

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?

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Time and place: Feb. 24, 2020 12:00 PM, The Viking Ship Museum

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?

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Time and place: Feb. 14, 2020 7:00 PM9:00 PM, The Historical Museum

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.

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Time and place: Feb. 12, 2020 12:00 PM, The Historical Museum

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.

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Time and place: Feb. 2, 2020 11:30 AM3:00 PM, The Historical Museum

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.

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Time and place: Jan. 19, 2020 1:00 PM, Professorboligen

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.

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Time and place: July 2, 2019 12:00 PMJuly 5, 2019 12:30 PM, The Historical Museum

Welcome to an introduction to The Sea is History on the second floor: Meeting point at the top of the stairs. 

Dance Recurrences
Time and place: June 15, 2019 12:00 PM3:00 PM, Historical Museum, 3rd floor

On the occasion of the opening of OsloPride, the Historical Museum offers a dance performance in the exhibition The Sea is History. On Saturday, June 15, entrance is free.

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Time and place: May 24, 2019 5:00 PM8:00 PM, The Historical Museum
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Time and place: May 23, 2019 6:00 PM8:00 PM, The Historical Museum

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).

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2019 7:00 PM, The Historical Museum

What is it like at the Historical Museum when all the lights are turned off and everyone has gone home?

Time and place: Mar. 7, 2019 6:00 PM, The Historical Museum

The exhibition displays the works of ten international contemporary artists with themes relating to migration and displacement.