The highlights of this streamlined museum include three Viking ships, at once graceful and fierce, that once stormed the seas but were later used as burial...more
A dusting of snow on bronze makes for as appealing a visual feast as a full blast of summer sun on marble at Oslo's most celebrated park. Opened in 1949, the...more
For a boat ride that's both practical and scenic, take this traditional wooden schooner for stops at popular Oslo sites including the Opera House, City Hall,...more
When Oslo's new opera house opened in 2008 at the edge of the fjord, just a short walk from the city center, the city finally had a new landmark. And the design...more
Just around the corner from the Rådhus (city hall) where the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded every year, the Nobel Peace Center offers info on Peace Laureates...more
Upon his death in 1944, Edvard Munch left his remaining artwork to the city of Oslo, and this museum was built in 1963 to house his 1,100 paintings, 4,500...more
When the weather gets hot in July and August, rent a car and escape to this Oslofjords island for sunning and swimming with the locals. Once inhabited by monks,...more
Only 20 minutes from Oslo's city center, Holmenkollen is an outdoor-sports mecca with downhill skiing, snowboarding, cycling, fishing, hiking, and miles of...more
In 1897, Edvard Munch bought this quaint fisherman's cottage in the seaside village of Aasgårdstrand to use as both home and studio. The restless bohemian...more
Behind the huge steel doors of this bi-level space, you'll find subdued concrete walls, barren sandstone floors, and unembellished steel-and-smoked-wood...more
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