5 Places to See in Oslo

The Most Underrated City in Europe

Author: The Traveling Professor/Thursday, February 1, 2018/Categories: Norway/Iceland/Denmark

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Oslo is filled with many, many attractions.  Here are the favorites of The Traveling Professor: 

  • National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design:  If you have the Munchies, this is the place to go to get your fix of the best Edward Munch paintings in Norway. You'll have a scream! Also, plenty of other interesting Norwegian artworks here too.
  • Norwegian Museum of Cultural History (Norwegian Folk Museum):  It is one of the world’s largest open-air museums and contains an original stave church and over 155 traditional houses/buildings moved from locations all over Norway.   There are indoor exhibits on traditional costumes and handicrafts.  It’s a great way to spend a full day enjoying horse and carriage rides, cultural demonstrations, and guided tours.
  • Viking Ship Museum:  People love looking at the Viking ships of old and some of the best preserved Norwegian tombs.
  • Vigeland Sculpture Park:  We usually take the tram to get there, traveling through lovely neighborhoods in Oslo.  Gustave Vigeland created over 200 wonderful sculptures, all celebrating the wonders of life.  It might be the best attraction in Oslo.
  • Fram Museum:  The Fram holds the record for sailing the farthest north and south of any ship.   Step aboard the Fram to feel the strength of the strongest wooden ship ever built.  See how the crew survived some of the most daring expeditions undertaken.  Your ticket also gets you into the Kon-Tiki Museum next door.   

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