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Address: Bygdoeynesveien 36, Oslo 0286, Norway
Phone Number: +47 23 08 67 67
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Kon-Tiki Museum houses original boats and artifacts from Thor...

The Kon-Tiki Museum houses original boats and artifacts from Thor Heyerdahl`s world famous expeditions. Experience the original Kon-Tiki balsa raft which crossed the Pacific Ocean in 1947, The original reed boat Ra II which crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1970. Both in the Kon-Tiki and Ra exhibitions there are separate children exhibits. The Kon-Tiki Museum is allso housing one of the most comprehensive exhibition about Easter Island in the world. Cinema screening the original Kon-Tiki movie (Oscar for best documentary in 1951) every day at 12.00. Great museum shops. For special price buy online from museum website. Free with Oslo Pass.

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this is really one of a kind. You will discover an amazing story and some amazing individuals who decided to take on a huge challenge and somehow managed to make it against all... read more

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went in because it was free on the Oslo Pass, and there was a promise of a basking shark model.... But it is incredibly strange. The concept is intriguing, a man that built a Polynesian vessel to sail the world in, but you don't need long there. I think we were in and out in 15 minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is really one of a kind. You will discover an amazing story and some amazing individuals who decided to take on a huge challenge and somehow managed to make it against all odds.

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Visited in July 2016 - it's opposite the Fram museum (a must see) and can be reached via bus 30 or the ferry from town hall. It's not a bad museum but compared to many of the other great museums in Oslo you could afford to miss this one. It's free of you have bought and Oslo card - allow... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is very small however it is cool with the replicas and the history of maritime recreation of early navigation which were amazing. Fram is way better

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spend over two hours. The information is presented very well and the replica is great. We watched the whole documentary movie - just over an hour. This was our best museum in Oslo. It was free with our Oslo Pass

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I remember reading the book on the Kon-Tiki in high school. Seeing the actual boat up close was amazing. I did not realize how large it was. I also took the time to read each plaque explaining how the trip came about and the building of the boat. Would definitely recommend !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It had already been a long day of sightseeing on the Bygdoy Peninsula, and we finished the Fram museum late in the day. We were thinking of skipping the Kon-Tiki Museum, but since it was literally right next to Fram, we decided to pop in. And we're very glad we did! Most people know the story of the trip, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The highlight of our short holiday in Oslo. Wonderful and interesting story about Thor Heyerdahl and his friends who travel across the oceans with only wooden raft. The museum was wonderfully lighten up, without awful halogen lights. A must see place for those who have read the book or (two) about Heyerdahls adventures. A very interesting place for all adventure... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kon-tiki Museum will be interesting if you know the story or if you are fond of adventure stories. The museum is small and focus on one story. If you are not interested in navigation adventures, you may save your time as there are a number of museums in Bygdoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a very vague understanding of the Kon-Tiki expedition before visiting this museum. I left quite in awe of the adventurous spirit and many accomplishments of Thor Heyerdahl. The museum houses some of the vessels and many artifacts from his expeditions. I recommend reading the book, watching the original documentary or movie prior to visiting the museum.

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