The Historical Museum
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The Historical Museum

What did the people of the past think, believe and know? How did they arrange their lives, their belongings and their knowledge? Take a journey to our house of many wonders; Experience some of Norway’s most beautiful stave church portals in our medieval exhibition. Learn about the Norwegian Stone Age people, explore the Egyptian mummies and get an insight into wonderfully diverse cultures from across the World through our ethnographic exhibitions.

The Historical museum is also a prime example of Art Nouveau architecture, and the rich embellishments has a unique mix of Norwegian and international elements.

Open Tuesday-Sunday. Monday closed.

1 October - 30 April: 11 - 16

2 May - 30 September: 10 - 17

Closed: Mondays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, 1 May and 17 May

One ticket, two museums. With a ticket to the Historical Museum, you will also get free admission to the Viking Ship Museum within 48 hours

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