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The Ibsen Museum

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Address: Henrik Ibsensgt. 26, Oslo 0253 , Norway
Phone Number: 22 55 20 09
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Thu 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Wed 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Museum/exhibiton in the apartment of the world famous author.

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Interesting museum

I took the guided tour. The tour was started while I was coming in. So they trusted me and I paid for the entrance after the tour. The most rooms are recontructed and the only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Munich, Germany

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I took the guided tour. The tour was started while I was coming in. So they trusted me and I paid for the entrance after the tour. The most rooms are recontructed and the only original room was the sleeping room from Ibsen. I didnt know Ibsen very well and I was surprised that John Lennon was impressed so much... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We visited the Ibsen Museum to pay homage to Norway's most famous and seminal writer, because our hotel was around the corner, and because it was one of the few attractions open on Sundays. We found our guide knowledgeable and friendly, the space lovely, and the information imparted interesting and solid. However, there is practically no interactive aspect to the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I took a tour around apartment and looked around the museum afterwards. Most surprising was to find out about Ibsen and the Beatles connection. It's necessary to know much about Ibsen to enjoy the museum, it works well describing the author and the times he lived in.

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Houthalen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is the appartement where Henrik Ibsen lived and there are guided tours. The guides are very good, showing off the place and also answering questions. It is a must visit for book lovers. On the ground floor, there is a shop where you can buy books by H.I. in different languages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Even though I had to reach far back in my memory bank to remember what I read of Henrik Ibsen, I liked the museum. The guided tour into the apartments were really interesting. He had quite a large apartment, and it was filled with beautiful furnishings.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Norway's answer to Alfred Wainwright? Grouchy, obsessive, insightful, thought-provoking, compulsive : essential? All of these and more. This is more than a museum. Go very first thing and straight onto the apartment tour with very few other visitors in tow - that way it is more intimate. Much of the apartment looks like Ibsen has just popped down to the... More 

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Drøbak, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We went as a big family group and I am glad we did. Ibsen is an important Norwegian and to get his story told by an enthusiast in his authentic flat was a great way to get a feel for who he was and how he lived. Highly recommendable. Spend 60-90 minutes.

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Marlborough
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The museum is just next to the palace, and free with the Oslo pass. There's an exhibit (in both Norwegian and English) about Ibsen's life, including a film (in Norwegian), but the real jewel in this museum's crown is the tour of Ibsen's apartment. These are scheduled every hour, but if (as when we went) there are too many people... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Probably considered one of Europe's leading playwrights, the Ibsen museum is a must for all theatre nerds. It is conveniently located near the cruise port and takes roughly a couple hours to walk through. They offer a large number of literary items for purchase and their staff is friendly and very knowledgable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is a great museum for those who know about the author Ibsen or want to know about the author. There are a whole lot of his personal belongings around and the whole apartment is left and renovated to reflect the times of the author’s life and the information around are sufficient enough to know about life of Ibsen. It... More 

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Additional Information about The Ibsen Museum

Address: Henrik Ibsensgt. 26, Oslo 0253, Norway
Phone Number: 22 55 20 09
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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