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Free admission

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

Since the University's ethnographic museum first opened its doors to the public in 1857, the university's ethnographic collection has grown to include around 55,000 artefacts. The museum includes ethnographic exhibitions from these regions: The Arctic, the Americas and some exhibition displays from Sudan, the Horn of Africa and Palestine.

Don’t miss the new exhibition called The Sea is History, where ten international contemporary artists display artwork related to migration and displacement.


Here are some tips to ensure that you have a good experience at the museum on Saturday: 

  • Only bring small bags. You are not allowed to take big bags into the museum with you. Approximately A4 size is perfect!
  • Use toddler reins on the small ones. Lots of stairs and only one lift make it difficult for prams.
  • Many have showed an interest in this event. Be prepared to stand in a queue for a little while.

Ticket information

Free admission

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Tea Kristiansen
Published Feb. 21, 2019 10:08 AM - Last modified Feb. 21, 2019 10:08 AM