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Vigeland Museum

Nobels gate 32 | Frogner Park, Oslo 0268, Norway
+47 23 49 37 00
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The Vigeland Park is the world's largest sculpture park made by a single artist, and is one of Norway's most popular tourist attractions. The park is open to visitors all year round.The unique sculpture park is Gustav Vigeland's lifework with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron. Vigeland was also in charge of the design and architectural layout of the park. The Vigeland Park was mainly completed between 1939 and 1949. Most of the sculptures are placed in five units along an 850 meter long axis: The Main gate, the Bridge with the Children's playground, the Fountain, the Monolith plateau and the Wheel of Life.
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Nobels gate 32 | Frogner Park, Oslo 0268, Norway
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+47 23 49 37 00
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum presents works of Vigeland, who created the statues which can be seen in the Vigeland park, as well as his working methods. If you are a fan of the statues in the park, a visit is probably very interesting. If you are not,...More

Thank cstdbi
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here on a sunny afternoon, and the park was crowded but still pleasant to walk around. The statues were really quite impressive with their very human looks. A wonderful experience.

Thank RJN2
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the one place you must see in Oslo, bit of a dull modern city. This park is beautiful with sculptures, themed as the circle of life.

Thank Stexon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's such a nice park with unique sculptures, surround the fountain, these sculptures also talk about life cycle of human being. In the centre, topic again nice sculptures each giving a meaning that is well understood in the vigeland museum, so better to visit this...More

Thank madhuar
Reviewed 3 days ago

An amazing park with incredible sculptures. The park is huge. It reminds me of a European Central Park. A must see for art lovers.

Thank johnandrew09
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

See my review of Vigelund park. The two should be seen together. The museum has excellent notes ( in English) in each room so you can learn about the art and artist. The upstairs part was not so great- you could easily skip it

Thank Barbara g
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you go to the park first with all the crowds then go to the museum you get to see the plaster casts of the sculptures up close in all their detail in peace and quiet. There are toilets there but no refreshments so have...More

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is really one of the best sculpture in the world. You could spend an entire day wandering around the stone statues. each exhibit an unique aspect of the human condition. Sit and read a book or contemplate. A perfect way to spend the...More

Thank Lowan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I admit that I did not expect much when I came into the Vigeland Museum, given that it was oddly out of the way and seemed somehow detached from the rest of the park. The first few rooms were standard museum fare -- sculptures, an...More

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vigeland Park is more than worth the time, billed as the world's largest sculpture park created by only one artist. It is impressive for its openness and size as well as the Vigeland sculptures. We were struck with the idealization of the human figures, many...More

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dv66051
Someone said there is currently construction at the park. We are visiting in the end of May. How is the construction affecting the view of the sculptures?
1 May 2017|
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Response from Ilma J | Reviewed this property |
Some weeks ago half of the main sculpture was under reconstruction, so that part was completely inaccessible. A week ago they were working on another part, but it was possible to walk around. It is not a good view when all... More
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Amanda S
I'm going to be in Oslo for 7 hours on a layover on my way to Berlin. Sadly, it's a Monday and I know the museum is closed on Monday. can I still go in the park?
8 March 2017|
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Response from Tucker M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the park is open, accessible and worth the visit. There are several beautiful buildings in it, as well as nice views and sunsets.
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Robia C
I will be arriving on the Regal Princess on June 5. Is there public transportation from the pier to Vigeland Park?
29 April 2015|
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Response from Karianne L |
Hi! Yes, you can take tram number 12. It leaves from the tram stop called Kontraskjæret, a 2-minute walk from the cruise pier (walk towards city hall), and stops right outside the entrance to the park. Enjoy!
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