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Fram Polar Ship Museum

Bygdoynesveien 36, Oslo 286, Norway
47 23 28 29 50
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Ranked #4 of 211 attractions in Oslo
Type: Specialty Museums, Ships
Description: Polar ship Fram, arctic artifacts and exhibitions.
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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We are Vinkings, see this if you travel in Norway Bøydøy is located, just outside of Oslo City, and is the most expensive place to bye a house. Some of the richest, in the Norway, lives here. There is a ferry going from rådhusbrygga. takes about 10.minutes, and there is a resturant with medium food, but the wiew is greate,... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

I had the pleasure to visit this museum and also to attend a formal dinner aboard the historic Fram ship. (Yes, apparently they do this sometimes:) Three floors of amazing museum exhibition, built round the ship itself. It is impossible to tell all the stories in a short review! Anyone even remotely interested in polar and sea exploration must visit... More

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I really liked this museum. The whole story that's being told in the museum is very impressive. And it's an important part in the history of the polar expeditions, which I didn't realize before I visited this museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is well worth a visit and easy to get to. Take the number 30 bus from Oslo National Theatre or the Ferry from City Hall to Bygdøy. The Fram Musem houses the ship which is of an amazingly advanced design and a superb display with a lot to see.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

So, we took ferry no.91 from pier 3 at the back of the city hall across to the Bygdoy peninsula (return ticket 50 krona).You get off the ferry at the second stop. There's also a bus but we wanted to go by ferry. Right next to this museum is the maritime museum and Kon-tiki museum. I've never been to a... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

this museum is a must-see for anyone with an interest in polar exploration and man's attempt to explore the inhospitable parts of the Earth. very good diagrams and details of the expeditions(in English) Not much food in the cafe when we were there but excellent sandwich lunch in the Maritime museum opposite, no entry ticket needed to access the cafe.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I included this museum on my tour of the peninsular because it was close to the museums that I was interested in, the Viking and the Norse Folk museum. It was OK but I wouldn't go out of my way just to visit this one museum.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Well laid out museum with plenty to see for a couple of hours. Film show in the room immediately to the left of the entrance is worth going to first before looking at the main attraction -the Fram and the surrounding information displays. Students can ask for a discount. Interesting bus journey to the site (next door to Kon Tiki... More

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Calne, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

After visiting The Kon-Tiki Exhibition we had to see The Fram. The Exhibition deals with many aspects of Polar expeditions (both North and South) that gives an insight into the perils and hardships during the early explorations. The ship is on display and is accessible. I was intrigued by the developments in ship design up to and including The Fram.... More

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Birmingham UK
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Before visiting the Fram Museum I wasn't sure how interesting it would be. But as soon as you get in and see the ship it is really amazing and interesting, You actually get to go on board on the decks and below. It gives you a real sense of what it would have been like on-board which is what makes... More

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