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Welcome to the Historical Museum

See exhibitions

See events

Close up of a Viking sword from the Viking exhibition.

Special guided tours

The museum holds events all year round. In addition we can also be booket to hold special themed tours on request.

More about special guided tours

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For families, school and digital exploring

Let the children explore real historical sources in our museum! You can also explore our museum digitally.

See our offers for children

A view of the museum shop.

The Museum shop

The Museum Shop at the Historical Museum offers a wide selection of historical books, exclusive jewellery inspired by the Viking Age and other eras of Norwegian history, replicas of historical glassware and other artefacts, games, toys and a variety of gift items.

Visit the Museum Shop

antique marble busts

About the Museum

The Museum's extensive expertise in cultural history makes us the leading research museum in Norway. We also have Norway's largest archaeological and ethnographic collections – from the Stone Age, the Viking Age, the Middle Ages and up to recent times.

About the Museum


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Visit us

Find information about our opening hours, ticket prices, how to get to the museum, accessibility and our facilities.

Plan your visit