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Natural History Museum

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“t rex”(6 reviews)
The Natural History Museum includes several museums, the Botanical Garden and the greenhouses. The Zoological Museum shows animals from all over the world, and the Mineralogical-Geological Museum building includes the Paleontological Museum and...more
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Sars' gate 1 | Zoological, Mineral and Geological Museum, Oslo 0562, Norway
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

Going into this museum you will exsperience Jurrasic park and combined with flowers of all kind of course best time is Summer/Spring with the whole park flowering we spent a Winterday all the park whre frozen with white carpet but inside Jurrasic were there and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 537bj_rnm
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

For a museum in the country’s capital, you would think that all the information would be translated in English. That was a disappointment. So, my husband and I couldn’t read half of the information, or listen to the audio tour.👎🏼

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 0619ambers
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I guess the renovations must be finished as the museum was open and everything was accessible! It should really be advertised as a 'Zoological Museum' and not the 'Natural History Museum' but either way, I've been to a few zoological museums and this has everything...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank marko0987
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A fairly small museum in comparison to other natural history museums I’ve been to. Mostly stuffed animals in display cases depicting their natural habitats. The ones dedicated to Norway are very good but the rest of the world display is a little less realistic with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Laura_A_M_1986
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Exhibit is limited. When you enter, there are three places to proceed, left (main exhibit), right (souvenir store as well) with some modern exhibits on environmental awareness and the main large stairs. That was closed. So I proceeded to the left and saw some exhibits...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Natural History Museum offers a couple of hours of exploration between dinosaur bones and exhibitions, fossils, precious rock, stones and metals. Adding to that, the museum houses a large amount of preserved animals shown off beautifully in scenes of their natural environment: Bird of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank rasmusrjessien
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I wanted to go to this museum to see some European dinosaur fossils, but it turns out the big T-Rex skeleton in the first room is actually a cast of fossils found in South Dakota. Oops. Later on in another area, there are some decent...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Dmarkwind
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This museum is under renovation so you’re better of visiting it some time in the future. There are some interesting things (fossils) on display though so if you’re in the neighborhood anyway it might be worth it to drop by.

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank TPAT75
Reviewed 21 June 2018

So many cool things to look at here, it's a must-see spot when is Oslo! They also have a great museum shop that sells so many wonderful things.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Odysseus27
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Me and my work colleague wanted to visit this museum when we arrived in Oslo and it didnt let us down, we also visited the viking museum as it has a two from one attraction price! Completely worth it for the whole family or just...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 283luker
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