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Fram Polar Ship Museum

Opens in 2 min: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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From 8 May a number of new attractions were available for the visitors at the Fram Museum, the highlight being the continuous 270 degrees surround film shown from the deck of Fram. The Fram Museum is located at Bygdøy, a short distance from the...more
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Bygdoeynesveien 39, Oslo 0286, Norway
+47 23 28 29 50
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a wonderful museum that tells the story of the exploration of the two poles by way of exhibits and informative storyboards. If you were to read every bit of information it would take the entire day so you have to be selective if...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Was an amazing place with the details of the polar expeditions attempted and successfully completed by the adventurous men from our history. Detailed accounts of the hardships of the journey and their encounters in the extreme regions, difficult choices they had to make made it...More

Thank RakshitaA4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited this museum as we really like polar history, and we weren’t disappointed. Spent a few hours there and also visited other museums around. The little ferry ride to get there was also cool. I would recommend it for stays in Oslo of 2 days...More

Thank Mathieu M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The amazing thing is that the ship is genuine, and the special effects make you feel like you are in the North Pole. Definitely recommend going here, very interesting for all ages.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Super interesting museum. Walking through the ship was a highlight. If possible, try to watch the movie before you start looking at the exhibits because it provides a good summary for the rest of the museum. We spent about 90 minutes here and could have...More

Thank Kirkland_Traveller
Reviewed 4 days ago

Do take the time to go here. It is a well curated museum - you can get there by city bus, hop on hop off bus or by ferry. There are 3 museums at this location, we did the Fram and the National Maritime Museum...More

Thank Myclare
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum is the most comprehensive exhibit on polar exploration that I have seen. A lot of the exhibit focuses on Ronald Amundsen and his explorations. However, other explorers are also covered. The collection includes many photographs, maps, and equipment. The displays have timelines, journal...More

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stand on deck while surrounded by projections of stormy seas. Stunning museum. Ship and it’s crew gave an amazing history.

Thank jill2906
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best museums I have ever been to. The two ships on display are brilliantly presented and you are able to go on board and look around. The presentation of the polar exploration history with interactive exhibits and movies is very...More

Thank terry4800
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent nearly three hours here and could have stayed longer. Anyone interested in polar exploration will find this museum a gem. Apart from the two original ships (Fram and Gjøa)there are an enormous amount of information, displays and films.

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14 September 2018|
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Response from mjenks8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes tickets are available at the museum. I don’t think there were any limitations. Also, as far as tickets go, I would get an Oslo Pass for a couple days and you get into everything you’ll want to see and it also works for... More
28 July 2018|
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Response from 170bradr | Reviewed this property |
We saw pretty much everything in 90 minutes. Depends on how much you want to read. Could take three days if you read it all.
11 July 2018|
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Response from Glynn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes there were parking spaces.