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Norwegian Museum of Technology

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Address: Kjelsaasveien 143, Oslo 0491, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 79 60 00
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology (Norsk Teknisk Museum) is...

The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology (Norsk Teknisk Museum) is the national museum for technology, industry, science and medicine. The museum has over 20 permanent and temporary exhibitions about energy, oil, industry, medicine, airplanes, cars and trains. The Science Centre is a place for curious minds. Explore natural science and technological principles in the areas of energy, physical phenomena, the body, mathematics and the universe. The Robot Centre and The Planetarium are both found here. The National Museum of Medicine explains how people's lives have changed over the last 150 years through improvements in public health, medicine and healthcare. The museum is integrated in the Museum of Science and Technology. The museum café serves Italian and Greek food, hot dogs, coffee, ice cream and cakes. CLOSED: Mondays (winter), 1 January, 1 May, 17 May, 24-26 December, 31 December. Norwegian name: Norsk Teknisk Museum

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Cars, Music and science

A wonderful experience with historical planes and cars and historical instruments with playable music by pressing the button and choosing your song. Also there is a room where you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Shubhaangi S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful experience with historical planes and cars and historical instruments with playable music by pressing the button and choosing your song. Also there is a room where you can pl;ay drums and piano and create a band moment :) a nice locker area and a cafe with delicious food

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Oslo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in Oslo, we have visited Teknisk Museet several times - when our son was 3, 5, 9. Everytime there is something new and expanding. Latest we were there for the GameOn classic gaming expo. Aside from that, one will find trains, planes, oil rigs, lots of things kids (and adults) can touch and make work. Its a pleasant way... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our trip to Oslo for our 4 year old and 7 year old. They had a great time playing with the science exhibits on the bottom floor. They were not that interested in the exhibits on the first or second floors (transportation, including many classic cars and an old airplane, plus many more things I... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a big fan of Games, but my partner is. We went to the museum and we enjoyed SO much! The Museum is huge: the part of the games where you can find machines only available in Japan or all the Lara Croft games, to the part of old cars and transport retrospective, passing through the technology/science part!... More 

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is full of interactive games, demonstrations, models and explanations, many of which are written/recorded in Norwegian only. It covers a lot of different subjects- from electricity to biology, anatomy, computers, aircraft etc. I was a little bored, since I expected something of a different concept, but I believe that for the the kids it should be wonderful.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be ready to run around for a good two hours. There is do much to see and interact for the kids. Food at the cafeteria nothing special. Only complain is that during holiday season opens later than when kids are in school.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been going here frequently since I was little. We'd often go on school trips here, and I often bring my nephews here, and I'm still not sure if I do it for them or for me, because I absolutely love this museum. Upstairs you have different exhibitions such as old cars and phones, and downstairs you have an interactive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

went there with 4 kids (1,4,7,9) all of them had a great time. the gaming exhibit is amazing!!! i could stay there forever. a workshop for building a wooden car is free of charge and very nice for my older kids.

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Thank Shahar O
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

A popular museum, but compared to other science museums in Europe, It has a long way to go. Now on display though is an exhibition titled Game On that could be worth the money if you want to go back to your childhood arcade and video gaming fun. My kids forgot about Pokemon Go for a while and engaged in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

More expensive than most museums in Oslo, but free with oslo pass. Far enough from city centre, but we got a tram which drops you to within a 3/4 minute walk of the museum. Its definitely worth checking out if you have a few hours free in Oslo.

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