On arrival to the museum, individuals from the groups listed below should contact the ticket counter.

Free entry

  • Kommunal voksenopplæring 
  • Nav, Aof, Asok, Amo, Stamina: courses for foreign language learners
  • Art students with valid student ID from a Norwegian higher education institution studying art, design, architecture, art history, museology, conservation and aesthetics
  • Oslo Pass
  • School classes at primary school level (please contact groups@nasjonalmuseet.no  for tickets sent in advance)

Free entry with a membership

  • Nasjonalmuseet members
  • NBK – Norske Billedkunstnere
  • NAL – Norske arkitekters landsforbund
  • NIL - Norske interiørarkitekters og møbeldesigneres landsforening
  • Samisk kunstnerforbund
  • Other artist organisations (for example Forbundet Frie Fotografer, Norske Kunsthåndverkere, UKS)
  • Kuratorforeningen
  • Press
  • Staff
  • Louisiana klubben
  • Moderna museet in Stockholm

Discounted price with membership

  • Venneforeningene: Nasjonalgalleriet, Nasjonalmuseet - Arkitektur og Kunstindustrimuseet
  • Astrup Fearnley Museet Members

Discounted tickets

Tickets are scanned at the entrances to exhibitions.

  • Under 25
  • Students (under 30 years of age). Student ID must be shown and tickets bought at the ticket counter.
  • Companions/carers (with companion card): Free. Tickets must be picked up at the museum ticket counter.


Events with free entry are specificed as such

Free guided tours 

  • Kindergartens                                                                     
  • School classes to level 10
  • Nav, Aof, Asok, Amo, Stamina: courses for foreign language learners
  • Kommunal voksenopplæring               
  • Other educational institutions
  • Frivillighetssentralen 

Read more about booking free guided tours here.