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The National Museum – Architecture explores both contemporary architecture and historical themes. The architecture collection includes drawings and photographic material, in addition to models and other objects. The main building, designed by...more
cool building. The current exhibit about the UN Security Council chamber is very informative. But I think the star of the show is the exhibit about urban housing options. I was quite impressed by that one. Only wish it was bigger
This museum visit was combined with the National Gallery if visited on the same day, which we did so the 120 kr for 2 pensioners covered 2 museums. That’s a good deal.
The museum is about 20 mins walk from the national gallery, and near...More
The majority of the museum has examples of buildings built since the 1930s. It shows how the designs have changed with peoples' tastes and technological advancement. It's a shame that the buildings they have decided to show in this museum are generally examples you would...More
My 18 year old nephew insisted us in visiting this museum. There were 2 exhibition rooms which I could not understand the separation of the 2 exhibitions. This museum made me feel that architecture was far away from my understanding.
This is a small museum that seems to be rather lacking in artefacts. There are some models, a few plans and instruments and a large, curious installation of felt panels - rather like a maze except one cannot get lost inside it. I daresay if...More
Will be interesting if you are a serious architecture fan. Tickets are at a pretty decent price of 50NOK that entitles entry to the contemporary art museum as well. Security guard at the atelier engages with us and talks to us about their local architects....More
Currently there are three exhibitions: Norwegian architects; Norwegian Glass Houses; Brazilian Glass Architecture. Nicely done, especially the main Norwegian exhibit which has models, sketches, plans, etc. It is nice to see the plans and renderings against photos of finished structures. There are also models and...More
Worth seeing both for the building and for the exhibitions.
The Museum of architecture in Oslo is located in an elegant neoclassical building near the harbour designed by Christian Heinrich Grosch and completed in 1830. It was adapted and extended by Sverre Fehn before opening...More
Very small, but interesting Exhibition about a few of the most influental Norwegian architects in the 1950-60ies, like Jan Hovig and Geir Grung. Very interesting to see how trendy and modern houses they built so early, - their houses are still very modern so long...More