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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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Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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I learned a lot from this museum - and could probably learn more from going back as I had a bit of information overload by the end! Pretty well laid out to help you follow the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I learned a lot from this museum - and could probably learn more from going back as I had a bit of information overload by the end! Pretty well laid out to help you follow the time-line of events - well worth a look!

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

For history buffs this is fascinating stuff, gives areal insight into life under German occupation and those who collaborated with the Germans and those who bravely fought against them some paying the ultimate price. As an Englishmen it was a great insight into our countries cooperation thought provoking and sad. This is a must to visit whilst at the fort.... More 

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San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We had never even thought about Norway's role in WW2. The museum is worth your time. Fascinating! We arrived 30 minutes prior to closing. We scrambled to see everything. I'd suggest allocating an hour. The information is truly fascinating.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visited this on a cold wet morning and the weather fitted the mood of the museum which is very sober representation of what life under the occupation was like. Educational yet interesting.

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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This little gem is very informative. If you are a World War II junkie like I am, this is not too be missed. You always here about France, England, et al during World War II. However, very little is every talked about in regards to Norway. This museum gave valuable insight into the contributions Norway did during this war. Wonderfully... More 

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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Well laid out loads of English notes descriptions and labels Interesting displays in a section of the main fortress

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The Resistance Museum is located inside the Akershus Fortress in Oslo. The museum is some distance toward the back of the fortress from the city side entrance. Located at the back, the trek to the museum is mostly uphill. Once there visitors find a great display of photos, equipment and a chronology of the resistance movement during the war. Very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

I went to this museum in January 2015 and absolutely loved it. I have been to a lot of museums about WWII in both the US and Europe and this one taught me a lot. It had some interactive portions and everything was in English. The only thing I would have liked to see was what happened to Vidkun Quisling... More 

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Lydford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This museum had so much more than would appear from the outside! Unfortunately for us only about 1/4 of the written signage was translated. Still incredibly interesting and moving looking at the memorabilia. We spent two hours but could have been there longer if it wasn't closing for the evening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Several good well intact buildings. Easy access. interesting perspective. The history and information at this location is clear and reasonably understandable. Go there you will like the place. The guard still stands in place.

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