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Norway's Resistance Museum (Norges Hjemmefront Museum)

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Address: Bygning 21 | Festning, Oslo 0015 , Norway
Phone Number: 47 23 09 32 80
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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I wish it were a book

A great collection of material from the WWII days, but a little too much to take in all at one time. I'd like to read a book that covered the same history. Anyway, it's a great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

A great collection of material from the WWII days, but a little too much to take in all at one time. I'd like to read a book that covered the same history. Anyway, it's a great story and you could get a lot from just a short visit.

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BK
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

We couldn't get in due to the Rennaisance Fayre. Which, I suppose means that the museum lives up to its name. We were met with misinformation and resistance. WELL DONE.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

On a short visit to Oslo and on a wet windy day we dived out of the miserable weather and into the Resistance Museum and glad we did too. The museum is well laid out in the former prison of the captured of resistance fighters and other Norwegians who were disliked by the Nazis. Most of the written information is... More 

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Washington DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Another great museum to hit with the Oslo pass. A good look back at the history of the Nazi occupation in Oslo and the covert and overt ways the people resisted. The museum feels a little dated but there is tons of info and great history.

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West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Visited whilst on a cruise with my family. Very informative, good price. Previous reviews on here have spoken about the lack of English translation; yes the newspaper articles are not translated but each area DOES have a English translation. You can understand it all! Friendly staff. Video in the entrance hall has English subtitles. 100kr for a family of 4,... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

None (very few) of the placards are in English so borrow a tablet (even if you have a phone the tablet option is faster). Strong free wifi. It's well done. Go. Im not sure I'm articulate enough to stress how much you need to go.

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San Miguel De Allende, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

They have interesting information there about the resistance of Norway in the WWII. Most of the material shown is only in Norwegian. Of course they have some in English, but its not the majority.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The experience of being a country occupied by enemy troops in wartime is very hard to understand for most Britons. This museum does a pretty good job of getting the message across. It's a rather old-fashioned place: a lot of look and read with a few, rather poor dioramas and a handful of interactive exhibits which didn't all work during... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

If you don't understand the language, you don't get much out of it. Some device that explains history would be welcome. The subject would be very interesting, but too much detail.

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Appin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Very moving and informative museum dedicated to telling the story of Norway's role in the resistance movement. I really knew little about it going in but came out touched by the sadness of it all and the bravery of the nation in their struggle against the heavy Nazi occupation. Lots of reading. Could do better if they had the print... More 

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