Museums & Attractions

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+47 22 12 37 00
Museumsveien 10, Bygdøy, 0287 Oslo, Norway

Opening Hours
May 1st - September 30th: Daily from 10 am - 5 pm
October 1st - April 30th: Daily from 11 am - 4 pm
Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, January 1st and May 17th.

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Norsk Folkemuseum

Norsk Folkemuseum shows how people lived in Norway from 1500 to the present through its collections from around the country.

Norsk Folkemuseum is Norway’s largest museum of cultural history. The 160 buildings in the Open-Air Museum represent different regions in Norway, different time periods, as well as differences between town and country, and social classes. The Gol Stave Church dating from 1200 is one of five medieval buildings at the museum. The contemporary history is presented through exhibitions and documentation projects. Permanent indoor exhibitions include folk art, folk costumes, toys and Sami culture. There is also a variety of temporary exhibitions and audience programs all year round.

Admission fees:

Summer season
Adult: NOK 180
Seniors: NOK 140
Young adults 18 – 25: NOK 100
Children 0 – 17: Free

Summer season prices apply from May 1st – September 30th.

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Winter season
Adults: NOK 140
Seniors: NOK 120
Young adults 18 – 25 yrs: NOK 80
Children 0 – 17 years old: Free

Winter season prices apply from October 1st – April 30th.

Saturdays and Sundays – see high season prices above

All days in the following periods: The Winter Holidays (February 19th – 27th), the Easter Holidays (April 9th – 18th), the Autumn Holidays (October 3rd – 9th) and the week between Christmas and New Year (December 26th – 31st)

How to get to us:
Address: Museumsveien 10, 0287 Oslo. We are located at the Bygdøy peninsula, approximately 4 km from central Oslo.

Bus: Take bus “30 Bygdøy” from central Oslo. Handy stops in town include Central Station or National Theatre. The bus stops right outside the museum and our stop is called “Folkemuseet”. The route runs approx every 10 minutes and the ride takes about 10 – 15 minutes. (Check schedules and where to buy tickets at ruter.no)

Ferry:Ferry #9 from Rådhusbrygge 3 by the City Hall or ferry #8 from MUNCH to Dronningen, Bygdøy. From there a 10 minute walk through one of Norways most prosperous and scenic areas.

Car/bike/walk: Follow highway E18 West (bike and walking lane alongside the pretty Marina), turn off at Bygdøy. Follow signs to Norsk Folkemuseum.

Parking: Large public parking area just outside the main entrance. For a fee, all days 08:00 – 20:00.