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Address: Jarlsborgveien 14, Oslo 0578, Norway
Phone Number: 2349 3500
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Activities: Group tours/day tour
Description: Edvard Munch bequeathed a large portion of his work to the city before his...
Edvard Munch bequeathed a large portion of his work to the city before his death in 1940, and this museum is the result. It contains books, paintings, drawings, scuptures and letters.
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Munch and Van Gogh

Easy to reach by metro lines 1-6 and excellent small gallery just waiting to move for more space. Enjoyed the striking contrast of these two artists despite having seen the Van... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Very modern museum and home of everything Munch. Unfortunately, when we visited in late April, the only room open was the permanent exhibit room with a few stadium size canvasses on display. "Munch and Van Gogh" was opening in a few days. The life history of Munch is another permanent exhibit worth a few minutes. Free admission with Oslo pass.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Easy to reach by metro lines 1-6 and excellent small gallery just waiting to move for more space. Enjoyed the striking contrast of these two artists despite having seen the Van Gogh elsewhere and at home. Expect an airport type X ray experience to get in but galleries are well organised and informative and easily worth the effort . Good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

You need to understand that this is a bit depressed artist. Nevertheless , he had such an amazing life and philosophical way of living his existence that I think this museum is a must. I had the chance to see the exhibition with Van Gogh , and do not miss the 25 min introductory film that will explain it all... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

It was pretty easy to get to this museum on the metro and while there was a long line to get in, we enjoyed a coffee and a pastry in the cafe. By the time we entered the exhibit, there was no line. There's a good movie about Munch that's definitely worth watching. The exhibit itself was well structured, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Very nice museum. The current main Exhibit being Munch and Van Gogh is excellent. Saw "Scream" by Munch and being a Van Gogh fan I enjoyed the Van Gogh collection

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

When we went to the Munch Museum recently, there was a joint exhibition of the work of Munch and Van Gogh. Wonderful works by both artists were on show as was Munch's famous "scream" in chalks on cardboard! Such an insignificant work at the end of the journey through the Museum, but significant of his mental and emotional state. A... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Great, but small exhibition and comparison of two great artists. Being Dutch, I liked the apppreciation of other visitors for van Gogh, whose paintings we've seen quitte some times in Amsterdam.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The painter Edvard Munch is world class and infinitely richer and more interesting than the iconic "Scream". He left most of his production to the city of Oslo, so all other museums and private collectors only have a few, usually secondary, works of his. (There are three versions of Screams by the way, so if you have read about it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Positive: Easy access to the Museum by Metro (Tøyen station). Nice friendly staff. Small shop with Munch. Small cafe with small dishes / pastry. Negative: Long queue to get in, avoid it (like us) with buying a ticket in advance (online).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Well done. Unfortunately they allow huge groups who block a quarter of a room with guides who talk loudly. There are already more modern ways of giving guided tours, with electronic devices and guides talking directly into the ears of their followers. The descriptions are too small and to low, you have to approach and bend....and if the group is... More 

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