This museum contains a large collection of historical items, including the only complete Viking helmet ever found, Egyptian mummies and Stave church portals.

Opening hours

Open Tuesday to Sunday

15. May. - 14. September: 10:00 - 17:00

15. September - 14. May: 11:00 - 16:00

The museum is closed:


Mondays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, 1. May and 17. May.

How to get there

The Historical Museum is located at Tullinløkka in central Oslo.

Public transportation

The nearest metro station is Nationaltheatret, a few minutes' walk from the museum. Trams 11, 17 and 18 stop at Tullinløkka, adjacent to the museum.


The museum does not have provide parking for its visitors. Visitors must use public parking or the private parking houses in central Oslo.