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National Library (Nasjonalbiblioteket)

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29 Jan 2018
“Fantastic.”
27 Jul 2017
“A-Ha exhibition”
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Excellent building with a lot of interesting books. This is the perfect activity for a rainy or snowy day. The staff are lovely and friendly too.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank breatheindeeply
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We came for the A-Ha exhibition in 2010 - it's a little walk out of the centre though there are plenty of public transport options. Staff were polite and it was worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank NikiG3
Reviewed 29 September 2015

During my stay there was a Jazz exhibition, with interactive music and info. They also were getting ready for an exhibit about the worker movement, with lots of great posters information, both in English and Norwegian. On the second floor there is a collection of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 3 January 2015

Massive librarybuilding from 1914,you can feel the history of a lot of knowledge and studying inside. Big colorful paintings on the walls and roof next to stairs.It is a bit like traveling back in time inside but theres is also modern parts like computers,tablets to...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank MPnr1
Reviewed 7 September 2014

During my studies i always loved and appreciate beautiful library. In budapest there was so many beautiful libraries but Nasjonalbiblioteket for me is not just a pretty library. in fact it is not even close to what i have seen in germany and hungary. but...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank sarahaghabararian
Reviewed 26 December 2013

We visited as my girlfriend is a massive fan of library's we walked n and instantly the building looks beautiful traveling obtains there is an amazing bit of art covering the wall on the stairwell the staff were very friendly but unfortunately the shelves seemed...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Ristyface
Reviewed 14 October 2012

I was here the weekend of a-ha's 30th anniversary party and visited the library for the history of a-ha display. As soon as I walked in the guard immediately told me where to go to see the a-ha stuff. I think at the time it...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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Reviewed 1 February 2012

I heard from a friend that this was worth checking out. The entryway is beautiful and to the right, up the stairs are some interesting wall paintings. You are not supposed to take pocketbooks, backpacks, etc. up, but the guard offered to hold my purse...More

Thank baystater
Reviewed 1 February 2012

The building is ok. It's got a great wall painting by Per Krogh in the hall. But otherwise, a library is naturally judged by it's collection. This department houses historical documents, maps, photographs and recordings. If you don't want to visit the building, they show...More

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