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Address: Jarlsborgveien 14, Oslo 0578, Norway
Phone Number: 2349 3500
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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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Come for Munch, Stay for Melgaard

I came during the joint exhibition with Bjarne Melgaard which occupied most of the space during the time I was there. Those hoping to go and just see Munch should be forewarned as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I came during the joint exhibition with Bjarne Melgaard which occupied most of the space during the time I was there. Those hoping to go and just see Munch should be forewarned as Melgaard's work is very controversial and in your face. I personally enjoyed both artists work but can understand why people would be disappointed if they are not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I was hoping to see the Scream but it wasn't even on display. His work was combined with another artist that wasn't my taste - Munch's work was overshadowed by very weird stuff. Not what I was expecting.

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Vienna, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

When you go to the "Munch museum" you expect to see, mainly, Munch drawings. Well, this didn't happened here. Currently there is an exhibition of Munch&Melgaard. The main exhibition is of Melgaard and there are even some of his paintings hiding Munch's! And "The Scream" was not here, at least this day, what it was very disappointing. Basicly, two rooms... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Initially I was so excited to visit the munch museum because I wanna see "the scream" painting. But when I was there, I don't find a point where we need to keep our bags inside the locker which we have to pay it.. and the museum is very small and combine with another artist. Walked all over and couldn't find... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Unfortunately, it seems that we visited the Munch Museum during a 3 month long exhibition that compared Edvard Munch to another artist whose work was grotesque and obviously motivated by some seriously repressed sexuality. I went to see Munch, and instead I got crude pop art with some Munch scattered within it. I was disappointed as this was one of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It is a bit further from the city centre and from other museums. You might like it or not, depending strongly on the temporary exhibition that you find at the time. In my case, the contemporary artist displayed along with Munch was Melgaard. Far too disturbing for my taste. You cand find also the most typical Munch´s paintings in other... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

The exhibition was combined with another modern artist. Definitely not one to take the kids to see as lots of references to sex and drug abuse, including video footage of oral sex , found it a little disturbing. Went through once and could believe how small display was all there was. Went through a second time and yes it is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I went to the Munch museum as it advertises one of the two versions of the Scream held in Oslo and the National Gallery, which has the other, is closed on Mondays but there was no sign of Munchs iconic piece anywhere. Instead the space seemed to have been converted into more of a Melgaard exhibit supposedly to allow patrons... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Several best works of Edvard Munch actually were not displayed here, but at the National Gallery. If you're interested in Munch's works, then you'd better visit the National Gallery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I visited there 4 times(2007, 2009, 2012, 2013), Munch masterpieces were so impressive every visit. I think impression depends on special exhibition, but its selection is good. Though guide tour is available on summer only... so we need to learn about Munch first.

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