As a participant, you get free admission to several attractions in Oslo
Free admission ONLY during the tournament (Friday week 30 to Sunday week 31)
Nobel Peace Center
The Nobel Peace Center is the museum about the Nobel Peace Prize. Learn about the Peace Prize laureates and their work, and experience the magical book about Alfred Nobel.
This summer you can also experience the exhibition “KlimaLab” about the climate, nature and people. It is an interactive experience consisting of art installations you can touch, feel and even eat! More information here.
All days 10:00 – 18:00
Adresse: City Hall square
The Astrup Fearnley Museum
Visit Astrup Fearnley museum and see exciting, modern art! The museum has its own collection, but in june, july and august it will also present Alex Israel, an up and coming artist from Los Angeles. At the museum you get to meet many different artists with many different expressions: A cow and Calf lowered into big water tanks, a huge bookshelf with a lot off different videoworks.
The museum have a lot of skilled guides that can tell you about all the art if you want. Everybody is welcome! Kids must accompanied by an adult, and remember: Do not touch the art!
Place: At the tip of Aker Brygge
Read more: Astrup Fearnley Museet
Barnekunstmuseet — www.childrensart.com
The International Museum of Children’s Art in Oslo is a unique collcetion of art made by children from 2-18 years of age, from more than 180 countries. The muesm is one of the first of its kind, and at the three-store building you can see the world through childrens eyes and experience the ethical values that childrens art represent. Maybe you find a picture from the place you come from?
Place: In a villa at Frøen, located at Lille Frøens vei 4. A short walk from Majorstuen and Frognerparken, but you can also take the subway line 1 to get there. During summer, the museum is open Tuesday-Thursday, and Saturday-Sunday from 11.00am to 16.00pm. Monday and Friday the museum is closed
Thor Heyerdahl(1914-2002) became world famous when he crossed the atlantic with the balmwood fleet Kon-Tiki in 1947. After that, spectacular travels with the papyrusboats Tigris and Ra. These voyages proved that prehistoric people could have travelled this way before the sadle and wheel where invented.
Heyerdahls reputation as a scientist became well known through his archeological diggings at the mythical Easter Island. Curiosity and courage was Heyerdahls most important traits as an adventurer and scientist.
The Kon-Tiki Museum
The Kon-Tiki Mueseum contains original rafts and objects from Heyerdahls world famous expeditions. The original Kon-Tiki and Ra II rafts. The Museum presents the following displays: Fatuhiva, Kon-Tiki, Galapalagos, Ra, Tigris, Easter Island with a 40 meter long cavewalk containing several unique caverock sculptures. An underwaterexhibition with a 10-meter long whaleshark, the Thor Heyerdal biblioteqhue, cinema and store. The Original Kon-Tiki movie is shown every day in English at 12:00 PM.
The museum is located at Bygdøy just outside Oslo centrum. Here you can also find other exciting museums; The Vikingship museum, Norwegian peoples museum, The Holocaust Center, Norwegian maritime museum, The Fram Museum and the Kon-Tiki Museum. Read more about all the museums at: Bygdøy web
You can take the bus to Bygdøy from either Sentralbanestasjonen or Nasjonaltheateret every tenth minute. From April to October you can also take the ferry to the Kon-Tiki Museum. The Ferry leaves from the pier close to Rådhuset
The museum is open every day from 09.30 – 18.00
Address: Bygdøynesveien 36, Bygdøy
Read more at Kon-Tiki Muséet
The Fram Museum
The Fram Museum is located at Bygdøy. Here you can see Fram, the strongest wood ship in the world! Here you can also have a swim in Oslofjorden. Boat Service offers small yellow ferries who takes you to the museum four times per hour during summer. You can also find:
- The Polarship Gjøa rebuilt
- New hisotical expeditions
- Presentation of different themes in the North – Icemelting and polarbears
- Spectacular models of the Zeppelins Norway and N25
- Activitycenter – Test your abilities
- 116 seats cinema showing videos every 15th minute
- Northern lights show every 20th minute
- You can try the polarbear simulator
- Underground tunnels containing stories from the North-West passage
Place: Bygdøynesveien 36, Bygdøy
Read more: Frammuseet
Here you can find a unique collection of object from the Vikings
Place: Huk Aveny, 35
Read more: Museets nettside
The Norwegian peoples museum
The Norwegian peoples is actually the oldest open-air museum in the world. The museum has 155 building where most of them are from the 12th century, and the newest from 2002. Most of the buildings have been moved from different parts of Norway and have been rebuild at the museum.
One part of the museum shows the countryside villages, while the other part shows the city. Homemade soft potato bread and a trip to the old store where you can buy old-fashioned candy is very popular amongst the kids! Free Wi-Fi at the whole museum
Place: Museumsveien 10, 0287 Oslo
Read more: Norsk Folkemuseum
To Oslo, Akershus Fortress is an important part of the city’s identity. The city centre was established within the walls of the fortress during 1624. The area around the fortress is popular amongst tourists during summer.
The millitary defence museum
At Akershus fortress, the main museum is the millitary defence museum. This museum is located in an old arsenal building, and it’s been there since 1860! The exhibitions shows the history of the Norwegian military defence from the 15th century until today. The museum provides information based on history, so that questions regarding the modern defence could be solved in a good way.
Place: Akershus Fortress
Read more: Forsvarsmuséet
Norwegian Homefront Museum
This museum located on the top of the fortress is Norways leading museum for occupation history. Through its collection, archives and library, the museum is creating a true and live picture of how occupation is influencing the people.
Place: Akershus fortress
Read more: Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Nature historical Museum
This museum contains of botanichal garden, geological museum and zoolochigal museum. Here you can find animals, plants, minerals, rocks, and fossils from all around the world.
Meet the dinosaurs in the Geological museum, while you at the same time can see diamonds, meteors, and fossils. At the Zoological museum you can see a huge collection of hunting trophies from all over the world, and also the fantastic collection of animals you wish that did not exist.
Place: Oslo university
Entrance: Sarsgate and Monradsgate, 0562 Oslo
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design
These museums shows several collections of both Norwegian and international art. You can find architecture and design in both buildings
Place: Universitetsgaten 13
Read more: Nasjonalgalleriet
Place: Bankplassen 3
Read more: Nasjonalmuseet – arkitektur
Norwegian Technical Museum
The Technical musuem is a must when youre in Oslo! At the knowledge-center you can push buttons and make things happen! During summer, special activities are arranged every day.
How about programming a lego-robot to cure a heart with a desease? You can also see more than 20 different exhibitions about music and machines, historical industry, Oil and Gas, medicine, hospitals and much more.
Place: Kjelsåsveien 143
Read more: Norsk Teknisk Museum (offisiell side)
Norsk Maritimt Museum
Norwegian Maritime Museum
Welcome to the museum of ocean, coast, and sea fare in Oslo. Here you can find several different exhibitions, movies and food places.
* Spennende, aktuelle og nye utstillinger hvert år
* Utstillingen Skipet, hvor du ser Norges eldste bår (2200 år) og kan være skipper med egen radiostyrt båt
* Møt sjøfolk fra alle tider i «Til sjøs», hvor du hører dem fortelle om slit og eventyr
* Prøv deg som kaptein eller skipsmegler på «Sjøens motorvei»
* Nyt Ivo Caprinos 18-minutters film om norskekysten i Supervideografen
* Se hvordan kunstnere som Christian Krogh og Karl Erik Haar har tolket kyst, skip og hav
- Exciting, modern and new exhibitions every year
- The exhibition ¨skipet¨ – Where you can see Norways oldest boat (2200 years old) and captain your own radiocontrolled boat.
- Meet sailors from old times at ¨Til sjøs¨ where they will tell you all about their hard work and adventures.
- Try out as a captain or shipsbroker at the highway of the sea.
- Enjoy Ivo Caprinos 18-minute movie about the Norwegian coast
Stay updated for special events, family Sundays, and other funs tuff at Bygdøynes. We have a museumstore, and during summer we open the Fjordterassen outdoor cafè
Place: Bygdøynesveien 37
Read more: Norsk Maritimt Museum
Oslo Reptile Park
At Oslo Reptile Park you can see big and small snakes, Lizards, Spiders, Turtles, Dwarf Crocodiles, and the Caiman Brutus
Place: St. Olavs gate 2
Read more: Oslo Reptilpark
The Munch museum
At the Munch-Museum at Tøyen, you can see paintings by the world famous Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944)
Munch donated all his work to the city of Oslo after his death, and the collection contains over 1100 paintings and 18000 grafical expressions and more. This summer, the famous paintings ¨Skrik¨ and ¨Madonna¨, and also many other paintings from Munchs life.
You can also find a cafè, a store, audioguides in both Norwegian and English, and Movies.
Place: Tøyengata 53
Read more: Munch Museet (offisiell side)
Place: Nobels gate 32 v/Vigelandsparken, 0268 Oslo
Read more: Vigeland-museet (offisiell side)
At the Touristinformation in Oslo (VisitOslo) you can get more tips about concerts and other events in Oslo
Read more: Turistinformasjonen i Oslo (offisiell side)