MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS
Attracting more than a million visitors every year, free-to-enter Vigeland Park in Oslo is one of the top tourist attractions in Norway. It is the largest sculpture park by a single artist in the world, with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and cast iron by acclaimed Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland, whose realistic work represents the cycle of human life and all its emotions. Intrigued? This is what you need to know before setting out.
Where is the Vigeland Park?
Vigeland Park is within Frognerparken (Frogner Park), the largest public park in Oslo. A popular spot in all weathers, Frogner Park also has an open-air pool, a cafe and restaurant, plus the biggest playground in Norway and the biggest collection of roses in the country, with 14,000 plants of 150 species. It is also home to Frogner Manor and the Museum of Oslo, the latter of which tells the history of the city through paintings, models and photographs.
The open-air sculpture park is open 24/7, and is testament to Vigeland’s vision to create a truly public space for the people of Oslo. Vigeland was involved in the design and planning of the park, although unfortunately he died six years before completion in 1949.
Open 24/7 all year
Address: Nobels gate 32, 0268 Oslo