Welcome back!

The National Museum – Architecture opened again on Thursday 14 May.

The National Museum follows the government's guidelines to ensure that it is safe to visit the museum. Read about the guidelines here.

The National Museum – Architecture presents permanent and temporary exhibitions with contemporary and historical architectural themes.

Opening hours

20 September 202026 September 2020

Day of week Opening hours
Sunday and saturday 12–17
Monday Closed
Tuesday, wednesday and friday 11–17
Thursday 11–19

All exceptions to the opening hours

  • 23 December 2020 26 December 2020

    Closed: Christmas

  • 29 December 2020 30 December 2020


  • 31 December 2020 1 January 2021

    Closed: New Year


Adults: NOK 50
Students/pensioners/concessions/groups of more than 10: NOK 30
Free entry for all on Thursdays.

Free admission:
Children (under and including the age of 18)
Schools (grunnskole/videregående skole)
Art students with valid student ID (Art, Design, Architecture, Art History, Museology and Conservation)
Companion (with companion card)

About the National Museum – Architecture's collection:

  • The collection includes drawings and photographic documentation, models and other objects.
  • This is Norway's largest architecture collection and consists of more than 300,000 artefacts, dating from the 1830's and up until today.
  • Important architects whose works are in the collection are: Ove Bang, Blakstad & Munthe-Kaas, Wenche Selmer, Jan & Jon, Knut Knutsen, Arne Korsmo, Christian Norberg-Schulz, Magnus Poulsson, Erling Viksjø and Sverre Fehn.

Location and access

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    Bankplassen 3, 0151, Oslo

Tram: 12, 13, 15, 19 to Øvre slottsgate

Bus: 30, 31, 32, 54 to Kvadraturen

Metro: Stortinget station. All lines stop here.


Wheelchair access: The main entrance is reached by a flight of stairs. Beside the stairs you will see a sign to the entrance at the back of the building. The rear entrance is step-free with access control, and visitors are accompanied into the building. There is a lift to all floors.