Closed due to Covid-19

The National Museum – Architecture will be closed until 15 April due to Covid-19 regulations in Oslo.

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

Opening hours

11 April 202117 April 2021

Day of week Opening hours
Sunday, monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday and saturday Closed


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.