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Kon-Tiki Museum

Address: Bygdoynesveien 36, Oslo, Norway
Phone Number: +47 23 08 67 67
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Visit Oslo Pass
84%
Ranked #17 of 231 Attractions in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Visit Thor Heyerdahl's famous Kon-Tiki raft as well as his reed boat...
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Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Visit Thor Heyerdahl's famous Kon-Tiki raft as well as his reed boat RAII. In 2014 The Kon-Tiki Museum celebrate the 100 years of Thor Heyerdahls birth with new and upgraded exhibitions.
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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

First sing I saw was the souvenir shop,it was ok with a machine that could make symbols off Heyerdahsl expeditions on coins.Next thing I saw was the real Ra II raft,it was impressive and really looked like it could float over oceans.Noticed one side of raft had loosened when I compared to picture of RA II newly build on wall... More 

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london
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We were waiting for the bus in the cold so went in here. Its a good, informative place and there is a lot to see, they have really made an effort, it just didnt interest me really

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Sydney, Australia
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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I read with amazement as a school boy the exploits of Kon Tiki never expecting to ever see the vessel. As well as the Kon Tiki, there is reed raft, RA11. There is an informative film in a small theatre as well illustrated items of what was carried on the vessels. A small museum with a bookshop that can be... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

quite interesting, you will probably only need about an hour max to see it all. the museum is small but seeing the raft is cool. a must drop by if you're around all the other museums. free with the oslo pass

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

After pottering around for 5 minutes not knowing what or who kon tiki was it seemed a bit boring but once you read the story its really interesting about one mans journey on essentially a little raft boat.

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Coral Springs, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

You walk into the museum and are faced with the complete Ra II -- a reed vessel that crossed the Atlantic from Africa to South America. Then the remains of a vessel used to sail from the Indian Ocean to the Red Sea. Finally, the penultimate moment -- a room filled by the Kon Tiki, upgraded for Heyerdahl's 100th birthday... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If you are from out of Norway, you may not know Kon-Tiki. If so, you are maybe up for a surprise, not so much because of the displays, but the history. Visit this museum while also visiting the Fram museum and the viking ship museum.

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I traveled to Oslo to visit this museum. The exhibits seemed a bit out of date. The raft part was cool - in the lower level, you could see marine life with the raft above. An hour is sufficient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a small museum out on the bygdoy peninsula. I had no idea who Thor Heyerdahl was before we got there but it is a truly fascinating museum about a truly incredible man. Make sure you're there for the film at 12 - it won an oscar and really brings to life the feat they accomplished.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Get to see the two ships and lots of information about them. You've two other excellent museums 30 seconds walk away to explore as well (separate entry fees apply).

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