About Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History (Norsk Folkemuseum) tells the story of the country’s cultural heritage over the centuries. A mix of indoor and outdoor exhibits, the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History looks at everything from pharmaceutical history to architecture, folk music to art.
The outdoor aspect of the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History is one of the largest of its kind in Europe, with over 155 buildings representing houses from around the nation and from a variety of historic periods. The Oscar II Collection is a highlight as is the 13th century stave church.
Inside, the exhibits at the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History showcase aspects of Norwegian life from the 16th century onwards.
The Oslo Historical Museum houses historical collections ranging from prehistoric Norwegian items to those from East Asia and Africa.
The Norway Resistance Museum is dedicated to the country’s national history during World War II.
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