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Gallery in the City Hall. Entrance from the harbour side (City Hall Square).
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Raadhusplassen 1, Oslo 0037, Norway
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

The site of the Nobel prize, the murals are well done and depict various stories of history and life in Norway. The rooms were breathtaking to go through and worth the visit to see such a great hall.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cow3girl
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I was interested to visit purely because the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded here. Even though the exterior is not particularly nice looking, the interior really surprised me, it is very impressive and definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris_Halkou
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The exterior of Oslo's City Hall is quite utilitarian ('functionalism' is probably more accurate); not at all like other city halls I've seen in neighbouring countries of Sweden and Denmark. But I'm sure glad I took a look inside! All the walls of the main...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joyce_7t
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The city hall has a set of impressive carved panels depicting Norse legends on the exterior walls as you enter the building. These are worth looking at. The interior has massive murals on most of the walls of all the rooms you get to enter....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bfmcm
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We loved looking at the murals and art displays. We also liked seeing where the Nobel peace prize is given each year. The outside of the building may not be so impressive, but the inside is what matters. Also it is free to visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vertigo1999
Reviewed 8 September 2018

The displays were all on the second floor, up a long set of stairs. There was no elevator that we could access.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 7 September 2018

A definite must visit when in Oslo, as the art displayed is unbeliveble. Too bad my city hall doesnt look like that.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AuraPerentos
Reviewed 29 August 2018

An open space that mimics what a transparent government should look like. The murals depict all facets of life in Norway and bring to the viewer that we are all connected.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank njcatt
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Took the 10 am tour. The guide gave us a good overview of the recent history of Norway from the early 1930s up through the end of WWII, describing in detail the meaning behind the art and the “classless society.” It is a must to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kevin56003
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a very imposing building that dominates the wharf, with very interesting reliefs and sculptures outside but inside is really amazing!! Free to go in and with free guided tours on offer. Full of tapestries and paintings about the history of Oslo and links...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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