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Explore Norway's largest collection of ethnographic and historical artifacts, from the Stone Age to modern times.



How to find us


The Historical Museum
Fredriks gate 2
0148 Oslo

Walking directions

The Historical Museum is located at Tullinløkka, in the middle of Oslo city centre, a ten minutes walk from the National Theatre.

Public transportation

  • The museum is located a few minutes walk from the National Theatre, where one of Oslo's public transportation hubs is located. Local buses, trams, metro and trains correspond at this stop called "Nationaltheatret".
  • The tram stop "Tullinløkka" is located right behind the museum building. 
  • See for tickets and time tables.


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


Read about accessibility for those in need of a lift, and other facilities at the museum.

Girl looking at a statue.

For children

Children and youth are welcome to explore our museum digitally

Explore our digital museum

Close-up of Viking swords

Special guided tours

The Historical museum hosts special guided tours on request.

Read about special guided tours

A view of the museum shop.

The Museum shop

We 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