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Armed Forces Museum

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Allow a couple of hours minimum to get the most from this free-entry museum. The parts of the museum leading up to the Second World War suffer from an, at times complete, absence of interpretation boards in English and then they start to appear but...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed April 28, 2019

Very interesting museum to visit, with exhibits on on the siege of the fortress in Oslo, some Viking exhibits, and really interesting section on the Norwegian battles of World War 2.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jip79
Reviewed April 13, 2019

There are many things to see inside and outside. Went there on a sunny day and it was good for taking photos.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank anandpunch
Reviewed March 28, 2019

This is a great area to visit. Here you can learn about some of the histories of not just Oslo, but Norway as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sally P
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Unfortunately a lot of it isn't translated into English, which of course it shouldn't have to be but it was quite difficult to put together what you were seeing. Worth a visit especially as it's free.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit to this museum as I didn't know much about the history of the Norwegian armed forces. The building itself is interesting and the exhibits well presented. Personally I thought there was adequate information on most items in English though for some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank geoffp801
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The museum depicts the history of the Norwegian Armed forces and has items on display that will rival most Military museums without a doubt. I love anything military so wandered around this museum like a kid in a sweet shop learning about Norways battles since...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DevonConnoisseur
Reviewed October 2, 2018

If your interest is in the Norwegian history and WW2 relics, this is very much worth the visit. i spent 2 hours there and i didn't even finish it. Do set aside maybe 4 hours. Best visit ever. and it is FREE!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank paulchoo
Reviewed September 20, 2018

A good walk around this site with lovely views of Oslo. Lots to see and do. The museum is very interesting and informative, but can do better with more detail in certain areas and more in English (without trying to sound arrogant), as I felt...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Scott D
Reviewed August 31, 2018

It is so important for visitors to understand what makes a country 'tick', and the role and history of the military is an important part of this. Having just been to the Resistance Museum, which was so good, it was frustrating to see so many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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