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Best places to visit in Norway

Historisk Museum
Country: Norway

The Historisk Museum is also called the Museum of Cultural History. It is a part of the University of Oslo in Norway. In 1999, the museum was established when the Universitetets kulturhistoriske museum was merged with the Viking Ship Museum. Sin ...

Theatercafeen
Country: Norway

Theatercafeen is a hotel that opened up in December in the year 1900. In the year 1949, the decision was made to rebuild the hotel in a more modern way. The owner at the time, Ellen Brochmann, was not pleased with how the building was remodeled ...

Det Norske Teatret
Country: Norway

Det Norske Teatret was founded in the year 1912 and is located in Oslo. Edvard Drablos and Hulda Garborg created an initiative for the theater opening and in 1913 there were 2 plays that toured there, Rationelt Fjosstell, by Garborg, and Ervinge ...

Radhuset
Country: Norway

Radhuset is the city hall in Oslo, Norway. This is the home for the city administration, the city council, and art galleries and art studios. The construction for the building began in 1931, but was halted because of the outbreak of the 2nd ...

Nobel Peace Center
Country: Norway

Located in Oslo, Norway, the Nobel Peace Center is the showcase for the prize and all that it represents. This is the center where politics and culture merge in order to promote debate, involvement, and reflection on such topics as conflict reso ...

Aker Brygge
Country: Norway

Today Aker Brygge is a major entertainment and shopping area located in Oslo, Norway, but in the past it was the home of shipyards and the engineering industry of the city. It is located just west of Pipervika, which is off the arm of Oslo Fjord ...

Oslo Konserthus
Country: Norway

Oslo Konserthus is located in Vika, which is a part of the center of the city of Oslo in Norway. The concert hall is the home base for the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, it is the premier music venue for general cultural and music lif ...

Stenersenmuseet
Country: Norway

The Stenersenmuseet is an art museum. It is located at Munkedamsvelen 15 in Oslo, Norway. Both Norwegian and international art are on display at the museum. There are three main collections at the museum. These collections were donated by Rolf E ...

Ibsenmuseet
Country: Norway

The Ibsenmuseet was founded in 1990. This is the home of Henrik Ibsen, who was a playwright. It is located near the Palace of Henrik Ibsen’s gate 26 in the city of Oslo in Norway. The plays that were written by Ibsen are performed on stage ...

Kunstindustrimuseet
Country: Norway

The Kunstindustrimuseet is the Museum of Applied Arts in Norway. This museum was founded in the year 1876. It is one of the oldest museums in the entire country and is also one of the oldest design museums of Europe. The museum was relocated to ...

Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Country: Norway

Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum is the Home Front Museum or Norway’s Resistance Museum. It is located in the Akershus Fortress of the city of Oslo, Norway. The collection of the museum is focused on the Norwegian resistance that occurred in 1940 ...

Hoymagasinet
Country: Norway

The Hoymagasinet is a museum that is devoted to Christiania history. The dates for the history museum are from 1624 through 1840. The location for the museum is in Akershus Slott, which is in Norway.  In the year 1624, there was a d ...

Norsk Arkitekturmuseum
Country: Norway

The Norsk Arkitekturmuseum or the Museum of Norwegian Architecture was founded in the year 1975. The museum features photographs, models, and drawings. These cover more than 1000 years of the building history of the nation.  The fir ...

Teatermuseet
Country: Norway

The Theater Museum offers a history of performing arts and theater. It has been a part of the Oslo Museum department since the year 2006. It was established as a foundation in the year 1972. The precursor to this museum was the Christiania Theat ...

Christiania Torv
Country: Norway

Christiania Torv is located in Old Town in Oslo. Before the capital was moved, it was located where Christiania Torv now sits. It is named for one of the past kings in the area. The square is in a pattern that is fairly common for cities that we ...

Den Gamle Logen
Country: Norway

Den Gamle Logen offers a wonderful story about the history of Oslo, Norway. From the end of the 19th century until the year 1947, the city council held their meetings in this old lodge. The building is now used as a concert and banque ...

Forsvarsmuseet
Country: Norway

The Forsvarsmuseet shares the history of the armed forces of Norway. The name of the museum used to be Haermuseet, which stood for the army museum, and before that it was called the artillery museum. For this reason, the exhibits consist mostly ...

Astrup Fearnley Museet
Country: Norway

The Astrup Fearnley Museet is a contemporary art museum in Norway. The museum is privately owned and was founded in the year 1993. The museum was funded by 2 foundations that were established by descendents from the Fearnley shipping family. The ...

Borsen
Country: Norway

Borsen is the stock exchange. It was started in 1819 as Christiania Bors. When it was first started there was not a stock exchange or an organized listing. It simply served as a place where investors would meet and auction ships, buy shares in s ...

Oslo Reptil park
Country: Norway

Oslo Reptil Park is located in the center of the city. It has become quite popular for families that have children. There are more than 100 animals on exhibit at the park. This includes grass snakes, boa constrictors, chameleons, geckos, varans, ...

OsloDomkirke
Country: Norway

OsloDomkirke is the cathedral in the city and was once called Our Savior’s Church. This is the main church for the Diocese of Oslo. It is also the parish church for the downtown area of the city. The building dates back to 1694/1697. The N ...

Stortinget
Country: Norway

After parliament was established in Norway in the year 1814, the newly established legislature held their meetings at Christiania Laerde Skole. In the year 1854, the grand hall located at Royal Frederick University was used by legislature. At th ...

Oslo Nye Teater
Country: Norway

Oslo Nye Teater is one of the most visited theaters in all of Norway. It was opened in the year 1959 as the result of a merge between Folketeatret and Det Nye Teater. There are four stages that make up the theater. This includes the Oslo Nye Caf ...

Regjeringskvartalet
Country: Norway

Regjeringskvartalet refers to the government quarter. This area is a collection of buildings that are located in the center of Oslo, the Norwegian capital city. The complex is located about 300 meters to the northeast of the Parliament Building. ...

Youngstorget
Country: Norway

Youngstorget is a public space and square that is located in downtown Oslo. The area lies at the junction of Mollergata and Storgata. It is alongside Torggata. It was built in the year 1846 and has become a symbol for political power in the coun ...

Oslo Spektrum
Country: Norway

The Oslo Spektrum offers an indoor multi-purpose arena located in the central eastern part of the city of Oslo in Norway. The arena opened up in December of 1990. Norges Varemesse owns and operates the arena. The company also operates and owns t ...

The Opera House
Country: Norway

The Opera House is where the national theater of Norway and the Norwegian National Opera and the Ballet call home. The building is located in the center of Oslo in the Bjorvika neighborhood. Statsbygg, a government agency, is in charge of the ve ...

Dronningen
Country: Norway

Dronningen stands for Queen. In Oslo, both before World War II and after World War II was over, the Dronningen was one of the most popular restaurants in the city during the summer months.  The building where the restaurant is locat ...

Kon-Tiki Museet
Country: Norway

Located on the Bygdoy peninsula in Norway, the Kon-Tiki Museum offers maps and vessels from the Kon-Tiki Museet. In addition, it offers a library with around 8000 books. The museum was opened provisionally in the year 1949. In the year 1957, the ...

Norsk Sjofartsmuseum
Country: Norway

The Norsk Sjofartsmuseum is located the farthest south of all the museums that are on the Bygdoy peninsula. The museum is located near the Frammuseet and the Kon-Tiki Museet, on the shore. It was founded in the year 1914.  The museu ...

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