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Armed Forces Museum
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Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

Very nice little museum. We have visited here before and they were remodeling this time. This is the cleanest museum that I have ever visited. It can be a bit hard to find since it is off the beaten path, but if you ask, the locals know exactly how to give you easy directions to follow. I have updated the coordinates several times, but it doesn't seem to update.

The staff wasn't as friendly as the first few visits, but I think that was because they have a lot going on with the remodeling. There really are a lot of areas to see, but maybe a bit much on the swords and guns. They are nice, but there are a LOT of them. Perhaps they will put a few other historical items in its place to create more variety. Nice displays of the aviation and nautical items.

Overall, I would definitely recommend this museum to visit. You won't be disappointed and it is a great place to spend a few hours reviewing history.

Thank Duck1963
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Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

This museum is completely free and open to the public. It has great displays in Norwegian and English that show 700 years of military history. They have a wonderful modern exhibit heralding he Norwegian contribution to the NATO operation in Afghanistan.

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Kids thought the tank and the coastguard boat were "awesome" - plenty of fun exhibits for them to touch and play on. And it's free - a rarity in Oslo.

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Inside Akershus fortress and castle with the Resistance Museum.There are soldiers on duty which blended so well to the castle grounds

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

Although the cover says that this museum goes back to the Viking age it only dedicates a single cabinet to the Vikings and about 3 to the medieval period. The main focus of the museum is really the 17th century onwards to the present day operations (2010). The displays are all really well done and thought out with most displays also having an English translation when needed.
I cannot reccomend this place highly enough if you are visiting the Fortress, it is much closer then it looks on the map and is more then worth it for fans of any period from the 17th century onwards!

Thank Thorslev
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