In compliance with the new guidelines, the National Museum – Architecture and Villa Stenersen are closed to visitors until further notice. The shop at Mellomstasjonen is open. Please enjoy the collection online, digital events and video content!

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 exhibition "Concrete in Transition. The architect Erling Viksjø and his artist collaborators" will not open for physical visitors until covid restrictions are lifted. Follow us on social media for digital tours of the exhibition!

The Shop at Mellomstasjon is Open

Opening hours at Mellomstasjonen is 12.00–16.00 from tuesday till sunday. Read more about visits to Mellomstasjonen. The National Museum follows the government's guidelines to ensure the safety of your visit.

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