Oslo: Norwegian Explorers 3 Museum Tour: Vikings to Today
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- Duration: 4 hours
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 Viking Ship Museum to see three original Viking ships and hear the tales of courage and adventure that made the Vikings the conquerors of the 9th century. 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.
See the highlights of Oslo with an expert local guide on a 5-hour walking tour. Meet your guide in the city center where you'll start the tour. Hit the sweet spots of the Norwegian capital including the Oslo City Hall, Noble Peace Center, National Theatre, Royal Palace, Parliament, and Akershus Fortress. Then, make your way to Frogner Park, and hear the enchanting story of how one man built the world’s largest sculpture park. See some of Gustav Vigeland's amazing creations, mostly made of local Iddefjord granite. Next, grab your swords and shields as you prepare to plunder your way through the Viking Ship Museum and the history of the Vikings. The three Viking ships and artifacts in the museum are a true wow-experience transporting you back to the time of the Berserkers. Finally, return to the city center where you'll see the best part of the tour – the Oslo Opera House. Marvel at the...
Channel your inner artist and form perfect impressions of Oslo on a walking tour of the inner city. See all the must-see sights, including the royal residence of Akershus Fortress and the imposing Oslo City Hall, built between 1931 and 1950. Delve deep into the history of Norway and its capital city, and learn more about the culture and customs of the people. Make your way to Frogner Park, and hear the enchanting story of how one man built the world’s largest sculpture park. See some of Gustav Vigeland's amazing creations, mostly made of local Iddefjord granite. Gaze in awe at the Monolith Plateau, where 36 figures represent the circle of life and the impressive Monolith totem is made from a single block of stone.
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Took a 10 minute ferry from the pier in Oslo costing about 75k return . Cute little covered boat .On disembarking there are no visible sign posts to the museums . We followed a group of people on a ten minute walk up a slight hilly road ,situated in a lovely neighbourhood on the pretty peninsula . Viking museum was well laid out minimalistic style with a short film shown every 15 minutes .Did what it said on the tin and good value for £9 each. One hour is more than enough and there are only a couple of large rooms ,with small viewing galleries . Well organised and well staffed . Nice souvenir shop .Check on ferry times back to Oslo as from the Autumn they are not as frequent .
I am really enjoying,that was my second time.It is a big part of the history of this country, I would recommend it to absolutely anyone who visits Oslo.
Not very big museum but really big ship! Best place for more Viking souvenirs but always pricey!!
Very good displays of interesting Items Good video display. Nice place. Value for money.
great place to visit with all the history . Well worth visiting!