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Aulaen Hall

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Address: Karl Johansgate 47 | University of Oslo, Oslo 0162, Norway
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Stumbled Onto This Accidentally But What A Discovery

From the National Theater, we proceeded across the square to the Hard Rock Café for dinner but stumbled onto Aulaen Hall by accident. This is the university concert hall. Its... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 27, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

From the National Theater, we proceeded across the square to the Hard Rock Café for dinner but stumbled onto Aulaen Hall by accident. This is the university concert hall. Its architecture was unusual when compared to the typical Norwegian buildings. Our curiosity piqued us to pop in to have a quick look, and we found the Munch mural on the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I was last here to receive my dentistry diploma, and was a part of celebration for the whole class. I had never been inside it before, but the building itself, the art on the walls definitely makes it worth the visit. This belongs to the university of Oslo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I don't know if the exhibit I saw was larger or more detailed than usual in connection with the 150th anniversary of Munch's birth. Inside of the hall, you can see the murals Munch painted for the University as part of the competition. The exhibition describes the competition process and gives a bit of backround of the artists in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Neoclassical architecture, beautiful. The large Munch paintings is the main reasons for visiting this venue, and the concerts. Newly refurbished.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

One of the main works of Edvard Munch is his decorations in the Aulaen Hall. A must for art lovers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

The Aulaen Hall is newly restored to it's original splendour. The walls are decorated by Much paintings. The end wall with the Sun is particularly striking. The Hall is generally not open to the public, but every once in a while one can enjoy the Hall and it's good acoustics during concerts. The Aulaen Hall is part of the old... More 

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