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Gallery in the City Hall. Entrance from the harbour side (City Hall Square).
Raadhusplassen 1, Oslo 0037, Norway
+47 02180
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site of the Nobel prize, the murals are well done and depict various stories of history and life in Norway. The rooms were breathtaking to go through and worth the visit to see such a great hall.

Thank Cow3girl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was interested to visit purely because the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded here. Even though the exterior is not particularly nice looking, the interior really surprised me, it is very impressive and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Chris_Halkou
Reviewed October 12, 2018

The exterior of Oslo's City Hall is quite utilitarian ('functionalism' is probably more accurate); not at all like other city halls I've seen in neighbouring countries of Sweden and Denmark. But I'm sure glad I took a look inside! All the walls of the main...More

Thank Joyce_7t
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The city hall has a set of impressive carved panels depicting Norse legends on the exterior walls as you enter the building. These are worth looking at. The interior has massive murals on most of the walls of all the rooms you get to enter....More

Thank Bfmcm
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We loved looking at the murals and art displays. We also liked seeing where the Nobel peace prize is given each year. The outside of the building may not be so impressive, but the inside is what matters. Also it is free to visit!

Thank vertigo1999
Reviewed September 8, 2018

The displays were all on the second floor, up a long set of stairs. There was no elevator that we could access.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed September 7, 2018

A definite must visit when in Oslo, as the art displayed is unbeliveble. Too bad my city hall doesnt look like that.

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

An open space that mimics what a transparent government should look like. The murals depict all facets of life in Norway and bring to the viewer that we are all connected.

Thank njcatt
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Took the 10 am tour. The guide gave us a good overview of the recent history of Norway from the early 1930s up through the end of WWII, describing in detail the meaning behind the art and the “classless society.” It is a must to...More

Thank Kevin56003
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a very imposing building that dominates the wharf, with very interesting reliefs and sculptures outside but inside is really amazing!! Free to go in and with free guided tours on offer. Full of tapestries and paintings about the history of Oslo and links...More

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