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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 5 days ago

We would have liked to have gone inside but it was unfortunately closed. The building itself was very unique with the 2 towers. The clock on the outside wall was impressive as was the water cascade.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank harveyswalsall_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive inside and a great value (free). The murals and inside architecture is very impressive. The visit is at most 20 minutes. Also great place to go to the bathroom

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank baruchGivatMordachai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building itself isn't the most exciting when you first look at it, but then as you get towards the front door there's a selection of friezes which are quite wonderful. They're based on Norse mythology. Inside there's a number of rooms that you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tanky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third trip to Oslo but our first time getting inside the City Hall. The website implies that you need tickets, but we were unable to figure out how to do that. However, fortunately when we stopped by, the building was open for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cow3girl
Reviewed October 22, 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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!

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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