The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History

Travel back in time at one of the world’s largest open-air museums.

The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History

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The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History is a captivating journey through Norway’s rich cultural heritage. Spread across vast grounds, the museum offers visitors a comprehensive look at Norwegian history, traditions, and way of life.

At the heart of the museum lies an impressive collection of over 150 buildings from various regions and time periods across Norway. These meticulously preserved structures, including traditional farmhouses, stave churches, and urban dwellings, provide insight into the country’s architectural evolution and rural life.

Visitors can wander through the open-air museum, immersing themselves in the ambiance of bygone eras, from the Viking Age to the 20th century. Interactive exhibits and demonstrations bring history to life, showcasing traditional crafts, farming techniques, and cultural practices.

In addition to its outdoor exhibits, the museum houses indoor galleries featuring artifacts, costumes, and artwork that further illuminate Norway’s cultural heritage. From ancient artifacts to contemporary art pieces, the museum offers a comprehensive overview of Norwegian identity and creativity.

Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt

Photo: VisitOSLO/Morten Brun

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