Here you will find information about accessibility and facilities at the museum, and useful tips to make your visit a success.

Due to a recent event in the museum some extra security measures are in effect. We ask for understanding and apologize for the inconvenience. 

Before coming to the museum

Photo: Nasjonalmuseet / Ina Wesenberg


  • In addition to the main entrance at Brynjulf Bulls plass 3, there is a separate entrance to the library at Dronning Mauds gate 3, and to the café and shop from the museum plaza on the 1st floor.
  • There are four parking spaces for visitors with disabilities in Dokkveien, on the side of the museum facing Aker Brygge. There are no other parking spaces available for motorized vehicles.
  • Your ticket is linked to a time slot. You can enter when the time slot starts, and stay as long as you like. Tickets are scanned at the entrances to exhibitions.
  • Bags under A4 in size may be brought into the exhibition spaces if controlled by security staff. If you do not wish for the bag to be controlled, or if it is larger than A4 in size, it must be placed in the lockers in the cloakrooms on floor -a1. The same applies to umbrellas and similar objects.
  • Jackets must also be placed in the lockers.
  • Liquids and food may not be brought into the exhibition spaces. Refreshments can be bought and enjoyed in the Lounge on floor 2, in addition to the cafe on floor 1.
  • You can rent a stroller for free from the museum, and these can be used in the exhibition spaces. Personal strollers must be parked. Ask a host to rent a stroller.
  • You will find toilets and cloakrooms in the basement at level -1. There are also toilets within the exhibition areas on all three floors. Ask a member of staff if you need help.