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Norwegian Olympic Museum

Maihaugvegen 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
+47 61 28 89 00
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Norway is proud of their winter sports heritage

This exhibit was a wonderful surprise. The history of the Olympics is so interesting. I enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
JRenfrew
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Worthington, Massachusetts
Enjoyable small museum

An enjoyable, small museum packed with Olympic memorabilia, which is regularly updated to include... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
2014JFM
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London, United Kingdom
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The Norwegian Olympic Museum is located in Lillehammer, the town of the 1994 Olympic Winter Games. The Norwegian Olympic Museum provides the Olympic history and let you relive the spirit of the Lillehammer Olympics in 1994 and the Olympics in Oslo in 1952. The brand new museum is an interactive and modern museum. Welcome to Norways most sporty museum!
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  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Maihaugvegen 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This exhibit was a wonderful surprise. The history of the Olympics is so interesting. I enjoyed seeing the collection of torch designs for over the years. There are some great films.

Thank JRenfrew
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

An enjoyable, small museum packed with Olympic memorabilia, which is regularly updated to include recent Olympics as well as Lillehammer. The emphasis, unsurprisingly is on the Winter games and Norwegian athletes but the museum covers the history of the Olympics and Paralympics in detail. The...More

Thank 2014JFM
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

There's a lot of Olympic memorabilia to see at this small museum attached to the open air museum. A mixture of Summer and Winter Olympics, with a few interactive activities to keep the kids interested.

Thank ScottSCUK
Siv672014, Sales-and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2017

Thank you for visiting the Olympic museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Exhibitions and hope to see you again some time soon! Best regards from The Norwegian Olympic Museum.

Reviewed 25 September 2016

A very interesting museum documenting the history of the Olympic games starting with the first games held in Athens, Greece. You'll see all kinds of gold, silver and bronze medals from the different games and the uniforms the athletes wore. It really is a comprehensive...More

Thank James A
Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Your stay and got to learn more about the Olympic history. A visit in the museum combined with a visit in Lillehammer is truly a winner, and we are...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I'm surprised at the rating and lack of reviews. This place was a highlight on my trip from Oslo. If you have any interest in the Olympic Games, do make time for it and spend an hour or two. It's on the same site as...More

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Siv672014, Sales- and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the visit and the Exhibition from ancient to New Olympic games. We hope to see you again some time! Best regards from the Norwegian Olympic Museum.

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Especially when you are interested in (winter) sports, this museum is worth seeing. There is a lot information about the Olympic games in general and more soecifically about the two winter games in Norway. Nice videos and touch-screens. It could be a bit boring for...More

Thank Simone B
Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you found the museum interresting and also that the combination with Maihaugen was good for you. The museum is, as you state, a very modern museum with a lot of interactive...More

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Nice and interesting museum situated in the hockey arena from the olympics. Worth a stop, reasonable entrance fee.More

Thank lacket
Siv672014, Sales and-marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the museum. The old museum in Håkons Hall is now closed. In February 2016 the museum was reopened at Maihaugen as a totally new and interactive, modern museum. We...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016

If you expect to visit a museum on the Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer 1994, you will be very disappointed. I expected this, but found a museum giving information about the ancient greek games, showing pictures and material from all games in modern time, and...More

Thank Mikael S
Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum! The new museum is built up thematically and you will therefore find information about the athletes from the Olympic Games in Lillehammer 1994 at the different sections for the separate sports. In addition to this you will...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016

Covering the whole history of the olympic games, not only the wintertime in Lillehammer. Missing some interaction activities. Only one, shooting for biathlon, but this did not work.More

Thank Øyvind D
Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Your visit, but sorry to hear that the biathlon simulator did not work when you were here. There are usually no problems with this simualtor, so that must have...More

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The Norwegian Olympic Museum can be found in the lower level of the entrance building of the Open Air Museum. As you enter you encounter the history of the Greek Olympics. The main exhibit hall focuses on the success of Norwegians at the Olympics with...More

Thank Delnor N
Siv672014, Sales- and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Sorry to hear about the biathlon interactive station, this was due to some technical problems the day you visited. Hopefully we will see you again some time...More

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