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National Museum - Architecture

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The National Museum – Architecture explores both contemporary architecture and historical themes. The architecture collection includes drawings and photographic material, in addition to models and other objects. The main building, designed by...more
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

A lot of knowledge of Norwegian architecture and not only. I had possibility to saw an exhibition of Le Corbusier paintings and sketches.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

I feel like this museum is more suited to architecture students and those who have a keen interest in architecture; I found the exhibits quite dry, with very dense with technical information. If you visit the National Gallery of Oslo you are able to enter...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

cool building. The current exhibit about the UN Security Council chamber is very informative. But I think the star of the show is the exhibit about urban housing options. I was quite impressed by that one. Only wish it was bigger

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

This museum visit was combined with the National Gallery if visited on the same day, which we did so the 120 kr for 2 pensioners covered 2 museums. That’s a good deal. The museum is about 20 mins walk from the national gallery, and near...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

The majority of the museum has examples of buildings built since the 1930s. It shows how the designs have changed with peoples' tastes and technological advancement. It's a shame that the buildings they have decided to show in this museum are generally examples you would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My 18 year old nephew insisted us in visiting this museum. There were 2 exhibition rooms which I could not understand the separation of the 2 exhibitions. This museum made me feel that architecture was far away from my understanding.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

This is a small museum that seems to be rather lacking in artefacts. There are some models, a few plans and instruments and a large, curious installation of felt panels - rather like a maze except one cannot get lost inside it. I daresay if...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

Will be interesting if you are a serious architecture fan. Tickets are at a pretty decent price of 50NOK that entitles entry to the contemporary art museum as well. Security guard at the atelier engages with us and talks to us about their local architects....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

Currently there are three exhibitions: Norwegian architects; Norwegian Glass Houses; Brazilian Glass Architecture. Nicely done, especially the main Norwegian exhibit which has models, sketches, plans, etc. It is nice to see the plans and renderings against photos of finished structures. There are also models and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

Worth seeing both for the building and for the exhibitions. The Museum of architecture in Oslo is located in an elegant neoclassical building near the harbour designed by Christian Heinrich Grosch and completed in 1830. It was adapted and extended by Sverre Fehn before opening...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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