Sightseeing attractions in Oslo

In Oslo you will find moe than 50 museums, several art galleries and also many scenic attractions. Our Oslo guides can guide you to almost any of these tourist attractions. We have listed some of the most popular museums and sights  in Oslo. Have a look before you decide where you want to go.  Your sightseeing tour can be tailored exactly to your requirements.

Holmenkollen

From the top of the new Holmenkollen ski jump you can experience a 360 degree panoramic view of the city and the Oslofjord. In addition, you can visit the world's oldest ski museum, shops and a cafe. You can also try out the ski simulator. Read more

Vigeland Sculpture Park

Vigeland sculpture park is one of Norway's most visited tourist attractions with more than one million visitors a year. This unique sculpture park represents the life work of sculpture Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943) with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and iron.

The Viking ship museum

Houses the Gokstad, Oseberg and Thune ships, the best preserved Viking ships found along the Oslo fjord. The ships were buried more than 1100 years ago to serve as vessels for their royal owners’ final journey to the realm of the dead. Read more

Kon-Tiki museum

Thor Heyerdahl gained world fame when in 1947 he crossed the Pacific with Kon-Tiki. Spectacular journeys with the Ra and Tigris reed boats followed. The museum houses the original Kon-Tiki raft, the reed boat Ra II and exhibitions about Easter Island. Read more

FRAM museum

Visit the Fram museum and journey to the North and South Pole - the world's coldest and most dangerous places! Fantastic tales from the Arctic and Antarctic still take the breath away from young and old alike. They have new and exciting exhibits and attractions, including a fear-instilling polar simulator, interactive displays and information in 10 languages. Read more

Museum of Cultural History

Gol stave church from 1200 and 155 other buildings show the culture and history of Norway's many regions and cities, both then and now. In summer: daily activities, costume-clad guides, folk dancing, music and domestic animals. Permanent indoor exhibitions feature folk costumes, wood-carving, Sami culture and complete interiors. Large Christmas market. Read more

The Munch museum

The Munch museum has the largerst single collection of Edvard Munch's works in the world. The collection comprises around 1,100 paintings and more than 20,000 prinys and drawings. The museum switches between different thematic exhibitions 2-3 times a year based on selections from the collection. Each exhibition focuses on a different side of Munch's works. Read more

The National Gallery

The National Gallery's permanet exhibition "Livets dans" shows the collection's highlights of Norwegian and international paitings and sculptures from early 1800s until 1950. Attractions include the major work Skrik and Madonna by Edvard Munch. Read more

Oslo City Hall

Oslo City Hall opened in 1950. Splendidly decorated with motifs from Norwegian history, culture and working life. The city's political and administrative leadership is based here, and it is here that the Nobel Peace Prize is presented on 10 December. Read more