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The Holocaust Center

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The Center for Studies of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities presents a modern exhibition on the Holocaust, focusing especially on the fate of the Norwegian Jews during the Second World War. The exhibition presents images, sounds, film, items...more
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Villa Grande Huk Aveny 56 | Ta 30-bussen til Bygdøhus, Oslo 0287, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don't speak Norwegian, don't bother coming. Upon arrov you will be given a tablet which connects to a website. As can be seen in the photos. You will read each point when you see a QR code and you read from there. Hardly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KieranWee
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I have a massive interest in learning more and more about the Holocaust so saw this as an ideal opportunity to learn how the holocaust effect the Norwegian people. I must admit, I didn't thoroughly read the reviews before I went so only have my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank M O
Reviewed 26 September 2018

After you visit Fram and Kon Tiki, you take the public bus and it is a five minute ride from there. You tell the driver to stop at the second bus stop. From there it is not right next to the road but you have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Nice building from the exterior. Unfortunately I did not have time to go inside. Norway's roll was different from many other countries during the Holocaust. Will definitely go inside during my next visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Missing a interactive visit, the holocaust center wins for the huge amount of information about the II world war and making a beautiful tribute to the Jewish people from Norway. It will more interesting if the museum offer more personal objects or other physical material...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniel V
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We have seen many holocaust memorials around the world including Auschwitz This is a smaller museum relating to the 2000 Jews in Norway at the outbreak of WW2. A lot of work has gone in to it and the displays are quite good with many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Beatiful building in a beatiful setting. But you probably need to be a Norwegian to fully appreciate the museum content. A lot of the texts are only in Norwegian but you get a tabtet with English texts if you want.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TPAT75
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I found it hard to find with my friend but loved walking through all the neighbourhoods. The museum is thought provoking and gives a side to the holocaust which is rarely talked about. A lot of it isn’t in English (but it’s their country so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

I found the Holocaust Centre really interesting. They had some great exhibits and personal touches by highlighting individuals impacted by the holocaust. A really important museum.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nelinuk
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I thought I knew quite a bit about the Holocaust. The day I visited the center in Oslo, I realized that I knew next to nothing about how the Holocaust impacted Norway. Ok, I actually knew nothing. Thanks to the time I spent with the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Because this is their home country...... .... .....