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Permanent exhibitions

mummie from the exhibition

The museum owns Norway's oldest and largest collection of Egyptian artefacts. The exhibition tells the story of the origins of the museum's Egyptian collection, and the cultural-historical “Egypt-mania" of the late 1700s, through the 19th century, and into the 1900s.

gold coins

Gold is power - gold gives prestige. By minting gold coins, rulers have enabled people to meet and exchange values ​​in confidence for the past 2,600 years. And individual exploits live on by being honoured in gold.