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Norwegian Customs Museum

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The entrance is through the information centre, you just have to ask and they'll let you in. It's... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
JonDoe04134
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Lidingo, Sweden
A hidden gem

We decided to visit the customs museum because it was very close to our hotel and sounded a bit... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
sdempsey
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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19 Oct 2016
“Free entrance”
17 Jun 2016
“A hidden gem”
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Original uniforms and items dating back more than 350 years. Models and documents about Norwegian Customs and the history of import and export to and from Norway. Guided tours on request. The museum is located in the old Customs headquarters. Closed...more
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Tollbugata 1A, Oslo 0152, Norway
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+47 22 34 68 76
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The entrance is through the information centre, you just have to ask and they'll let you in. It's not very large, takes up to half an hour. Most interesting exhibits are the ideas people had of smuggling things to Norway.

Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We decided to visit the customs museum because it was very close to our hotel and sounded a bit different. It is inside a government building that looks closed from the outside. Just open the door, walk in and someone will let you into the...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

I have never noticed a Customs Museum in any other cities before. It was quaint. It starts with mannequins wearing various customs uniforms. There are old and current contraband. There are several Custom rooms from diverse cities throughout time. They also have some beautiful chests....More

Thank Kathy_R-Philly
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Norwegian Customs Museum (Norsk Tollmuseum in Norwegian) established in 1915 is walkable from central train station. Its entry is little obscure as the doors are normally shut but once you find it (its close to the signage written on it but not directly underneath it),...More

Thank ffeverywhere
Reviewed 23 March 2013

If you're interested in smuggling history, this might be the place to go - especially on a rainy day. The museum has no entrance fee, and displays various artefacts dating back to the 15th century. It also has a more modern section for various kinds...More

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