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“Good exhibition, very poor guiding”
Review of Munch Museum

Munch Museum
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Ranked #35 of 394 things to do in Oslo
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Edvard Munch bequeathed a large portion of his work to the city before his death in 1940, and this museum is the result. It contains books, paintings, drawings, scuptures and letters. The Munch Museums have changing exhibitions. Please see website for updated exhibition program.
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“Good exhibition, very poor guiding”
Reviewed August 8, 2013

It's worth a visit. We came to have a free guide in English. This was a person that probably knows a lot, most likely has studied (too) many years, but had very poor ability to make this knowledge interesing. And as we were more than 20, it was very hard to hear what was said. We gev up before halfway.

Visited June 2013
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“If visiting Oslo it is a must to see the 150th birthday exhibition of Munch.”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

It was our second time in Oslo, so we devoted the day to see the exhibitions of Munch's works on occasion of the 150th birthday.
Munch one of the great contributors to modern art can be follow here with the works from 1882-1903 displayed at the National Gallery, while works from 1904-1944 may be experienced at the Munch Museum. It is possible to buy the Munch Pass (130 NOK) that allows the entrance to both exhibitions.
The works are well displayed and can be enjoy to walk around.

The only comment I have to the curators, is that all the important explanations of the works are written clearly in Norwegian language, but the translation in English was done in a color close to the background that hardly can be read.
I ask at the Museum who were the people that made the signs and I suggested to them to take care of it. The girl at the desk said that they got already many complains on the matter.

It is a great exhibition for all the art lovers.

Visited July 2013
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“Munch Museum in you are in Oslo”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

Edvard Munch contributed a lot to the art world so it is a must you get to know him more and see his original art works. You are lucky if you are visiting on or before October 2013 because Munch is celebrating his 150th bday and Norway has a special exhibit at the Munch Museum and National gallery so don't miss it.

I love how the Munch Musuem doesn't allow photography in the Musuem. At first I felt sad because I wanted to show my artist friend who cant travel yet to see for self. But then inside you will appreciate it more when there are no people in your face or getting in your face to take pictures left and right. You are able to appreciate the paintings more (I heard bad reviews in Van Gogh museum with people taking pictures).

Visited July 2013
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“Not worth it.”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

Not worth the price. Right now, in honour of Munch´s 150th anniversary there´s a special exhibition. It is divided in two parts..the first one is in the National Gallery and the second part in the Munch Museum. GO TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY!
Both places have Munch´s famous "The Scream". Both paintings are original so don´t worry..additionally, the National Gallery has the lithography.

Visited July 2013
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“Celebrating 150th birthday of Munch”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

This modern museum has a large collection of Munch's works. Excellent descriptions accompany the exhibits and give some insights into this troubled and prolific artist. Because of the anniversary, there are also many pieces in the National Gallery.

Visited July 2013
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