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The Historical Museum

New exhibition: Emotions in Antiquity and Ancient Egypt

Get close up to feelings that are thousands of years old. Our new exhibition displays emotions across time and space.

VÍKINGR – Viking Age exhibition

Our exhibition contains some of the most exquisite objects that we have from the Norwegian Viking Age.

The Medieval Gallery

Join Professor Marianne Vedeler on a tour of this unique exhibit, designed by Snøhetta.

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, to name a few.

Opening hours

Ticket prices

Upcoming exhibitions

Fabulous Animals – from the Iron Age to the Vikings

Opening soon.

Control

Coming soon.

The Golden Years in the Land of Poetry

Coming in September 2021.

De Te Fabula Narratur

Opening in June 2021.

Exhibitions archive and previous online exhibitions

The Historical Museum has a long history. And with a long history comes many exhibitions and a lot of content. Experience previous exhibitions and online exhibitions.

Events

24 Apr.
11:00 AM, The Historical Museum
29 May
11:00 AM, The Historical Museum
26 June
11:00 AM, The Historical Museum

Download museum brochure

Visit the Museum Shop

The shop has a wide range of jewelry, books and magazines related to archeology, history, anthropology and numismatics. We also have postcards, souvenirs and toys.

There is no food or drink service at the museum, but there are cafés and restaurants in the immidiate vicinity.

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Bildet kan inneholde: tekst, linje, skrift, sirkel.

Directions

Address

Frederiks gate 2, 0164 Oslo

Public transport

Parking

There is no dedicated parking at the museum. Visitors kan use public parking in the area. 

Map

Accessibility and facilities at the Historical Museum

  • The building has four floors and a basement. The southern wing on the 3rd floor is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Entrances: Three entrances are accessible by steps. One entrance at the back of the museum is accessible for wheelchair users.
  • Lift: The museum has a cargo lift (295cm x 205cm) at the back of the museum. To use the lift, patrons must ring the telephone number posted by the front entrance.
  • Toilets: Toilets are located on the landing between the ground floor and 1st floor. Toilets for disabled persons are located on the 2nd floor.
  • Accessibility: Some interior doorways have high thresholds, non-standard widths and heavy doors. The building is not equipped with a wire loop. Please notify the staff if you need assistance or if there are other ways we can accommodate you.
  • Animals are not allowed into the building. Except for guide dogs for the blind.

Do you have any questions regarding your visit?

Please contact us through email: postmottak@khm.uio.no or by phone: (47) 22851900

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