Oslo Museums & exhibitions

Our most recommended Oslo Museums & exhibitions

Oslo: Paradox Museum Entry Ticket

1. Oslo: Paradox Museum Entry Ticket

Experience the world’s largest collection of paradox-based exhibits with this ticket to the Paradox Museum Oslo. Immerse yourself in experiential modern art that is larger-than-life. Capture fun and interesting pictures to share with your friends and family. Check in and show your ticket at the entrance before your timed admission slot. Follow the signs through a maze of exhibits that are designed to be experienced in a one-way flow system. Get incredible pictures of illusions with marked photo points that give you the best shot angle. Take the puzzle out of exhibits with descriptions that explain “what to do” and “what’s going on.” Learn more inspiring information with scannable QR codes. Feel free to ask questions about photos or get help taking group photos from the staff. Before returning to reality, visit the Paradox Boutique which sells a variety of games, clothing items, souvenirs, memorabilia, and gadgets.

Oslo Discovery Tour

2. Oslo Discovery Tour

Meet your local guide and board a comfortable coach for your tour of discovery. Sit back and relax while you learn about the city's history and culture and admire the main sights. Explore the main street, Karl Johan, The Royal Palace, the City Hall, the Parliament building, the Old Town with Akershus Fortress, the Opera House, the new Munch Museum, the Cathedral, the National Museum, Aker Brygge, the Nobel Institute, and Frogner Park. Continue to the exclusive residential and also recreational Holmenkollen area famous for the stunning Ski Jump, built on top of the hill, and for the panoramic vistas over the city and the fjord. Then, get in touch with the art of the most prolific Norwegian sculptor, Gustav Vigeland, as you stroll through its impressive Sculpture Park comprising more than 200 groups of sculptures cast in bronze or carved in granite. Conclude the tour by visiting two of the most popular museums in Oslo, beautifully located on the picturesque Bygdøy Peninsula: The Norwegian Folk Museum with its impressive outdoor collection of old Norwegian houses and a picture-perfect Stave Church, and The Fram Museum, where you will learn about the impressive Norwegian polar expeditions and see the strongest polar ship ever built, that sailed farthest North and farthest South than any other ship - The Fram Ship.

Oslo: Norwegian Explorers and Culture 3 Museum Tour

3. Oslo: Norwegian Explorers and Culture 3 Museum Tour

Start your adventure in the Oslo fjord just like the Norwegian explorers. Take a short boat trip to the museums. After a walk in the peninsula, arrive at the Folkemuseum, an open-air museum of Norwegian heritage. See how Norwegians have lived from the 11th century until today. Visit the Fram Museum, the museum of the polar explorers, and come aboard the ship that made it possible. See the cabins and learn how these brave men lived. Experience a replica of the northern lights and feel sub-zero temperatures inside the chill room. Visit the Gjoa embarkation and listen to the story of the Northwest Passage. At the Kon-Tiki Museum, see the open embarkation made of balsa wood that took famous explorer Thor Heyerdahl to Polynesia in a 101-day adventure. Return by bus (winter) or ferry (summer) to the city center.

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What people are saying about Oslo

So much fun, we really enjoyed this activity, took some fab photographs and the staff helped us get involved, everyone was friendly, helpful and happy. Highly recommended

It was a great way to explore Oslo on our first day in the area. Anita was a superb guide who was friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable.

Fantastic tour with superb guide. Comfortable coach with great driver. Loved it!

It was a great day, learned and seen a lot about Oslo.

Great Tour and Fantastic Guide! A must do in Oslo!