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The Historical Museum

An historic walk through the world!

At the Historical Museum, you can return to the past in Norway's largest cultural-historical collections. You can see the country’s oldest skull, exquisite Viking treasures, Egyptian mummies and a multitude of ethnographic exhibitions from America and Africa, to name a few.

Three exhibitions closed from May 20-June 18: We are now working to rehabilitate the building back to its original condition. In connection with this work, the Medieval Hall, the Arctic exhibition and Transformation will be closed during the period May 20 - June 18.

The new exhibition VÍKINGR and other exhibitions remain open throughout the period.

Open Tuesday to Sunday

  • Open Tuesday-Sunday. Monday closed
  • 2 May to 30 September: 10:00 am to 17:00 pm
  • 1 October to 30 April: 11:00 am to 16:00 pm
  • Closed: Mondays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, 1 May and 17 May

Plan your visit

Temporary exhibitions

Mar. 7, 2019 - Aug. 18, 2019


today May
10:00 AM, The Historical Museum
29 June
10:00 AM, The Historical Museum