Bogstad Gård… farm or palace?

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is full of museums, and they’re often in the news. We’re following that news, and aim to focus regularly on a specific museum or attraction worthy of a visit. THIS WEEK: Bogstad Gård, a peaceful place to spend a sunny afternoon touring an 18th century manor, strolling the property, and relaxing […]

If you liked “Night at the Museum”…

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is full of museums, and they’re often in the news. We’re following that news, and aim to focus regularly on a specific museum or attraction worthy of a visit. THIS WEEK: The Historical Museum (Historisk museum), where an eclectic collection transports visitors back in time and to cultures across the globe, […]

Planes, trains and automobiles!

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is full of museums, and they’re often in the news. We’re following that news, and aim to focus regularly on a specific museum or attraction worthy of a visit. THIS WEEK: The Norwegian Museum of Science, Technology, Industry and Medicine (Norsk Teknisk Museum), which makes learning fun for all ages. The […]

Wedged beneath Holmenkollen…

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is full of museums, and they’re often in the news. We’re following that news, and aim to focus regularly on a specific museum or attraction worthy of a visit. THIS WEEK: The Ski Museum at Holmenkollen, before it gets too busy with the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships starting in a few […]

Norway’s own Holocaust memorial

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is full of museums, and they’re often in the news. We’re following that news, and aim to focus regularly on a specific museum or attraction worthy of a visit. THIS WEEK: The Center for Studies of Holocaust and Religious Minorities (HL-senteret), since International Holocaust Remembrance Day is January 27. The day for […]

A world of peace in Oslo

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is packed with museums, and they’re often popping up in the news. We’re following that news, and aim to focus regularly on a specific museum or attraction worthy of a visit. THIS WEEK: The Nobel Peace Center (Nobels Fredssenter) in Oslo, a timely place to visit with the Nobel Peace Prize […]

Illuminating local Jewish history

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is packed with museums, and they’re often popping up in the news. We’re following that news, and aim to focus regularly on a specific museum or attraction worthy of a visit. THIS WEEK: The Oslo Jewish Museum (Jødisk Museum i Oslo), a welcoming,  sobering and relatively new museum exuding spirit and […]

A journey through Oslo’s history

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is packed with museums, and they’re often popping up in the news. We’re following that news, and aim to focus regularly on a specific museum or attraction worthy of a visit. THIS WEEK: The City Museum (Bymuseet) in Oslo, a way to learn hundreds of years of history in as little […]

Ibsen’s ghost alive in his Oslo home

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is packed with museums, and they’re often popping up in the news. We’re following that news, and aim to focus every week this autumn on a specific museum or attraction worthy of a visit. THIS WEEK: The Ibsen Museum, a great way to learn more about the famous Norwegian whose plays […]

Seeing the light at an Oslo museum

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is packed with museums, and they’re often popping up in the news. We’re following that news, and aim to focus every week this autumn on a specific museum or attraction worthy of a visit. THIS WEEK: The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design (Kunstindustrimuseet), a historic institution with a refreshing feel. […]