In compliance with the new guidelines, the National Museum – Architecture and Villa Stenersen will now be closed. This currently applies until 14 December 2020. The shop at Mellomstasjonen is still open. You can also enjoy the collection online and videos!

We ask all visitors to be considerate of others and follow the COVID-19 rules and advice issued by the City of Oslo. See more information here.   

The shop at Mellomstasjonen will remain open

Please wear a face mask at all times when you are in the shop, and keep a distance of two metres between yourself and other shoppers and employees.

Hand sanitiser dispensers are found at the entrance to the shop. The premises are cleaned regularly. We recommend that you use contactless payment.

If you are in Oslo you can enjoy Potemkin Village. The piece will be displayed outside, in front of The National Museum - Architecture untill 26 November 2020.

The exhibition "Concrete in Transition. The architect Erling Viksjø and his artist collaborators" will not open for physical visitors until sometime after 1 4 December. Follow us on social media for digital tours of the exhibition!

Have you booked a ticket for an event?

If you have booked a ticket for an event, you will be notified about a new date and potential ticket refunds.

If you are looking for activities at home, or need a little inspiration, you can still enjoy art from the National Museum in a digital format.

New digital collection

Our new digital collection contains 45 000 works of art and objects from the National Museum’s collections. Find your favourites and make your own personal collection.

Go to the digital collection

Talks on Youtube

A number of our talks are available on Youtube. Topics include Black History Month Norway, and stories about our collections, the unique Y-block from the government complex, MeToo in art and the story of how the museum’s Van Gogh self portrait was confirmed as being genuine. 

See more talks here.

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Watch Black History month Norway 2020: Stories from Nasjonalmuseet