The National Gallery houses Norway's largest public collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures. The museum's central attractions include Edvard Munch's The Scream and Madonna and paintings by Cézanne og Manet.
The museum's exhibitions present older art, with principal emphasis on art from Norway. The permanent exhibition shows highlights from the collection and national icons from the romantic period until the mid-1900s. Also on display are works by international painters and sculptors, including the French impressionists.
Please note: the National Gallery is closed from 14 to 24 October, and from 21 to 30 November. From 25 October to 20 November the museum only shows a selection of Munch works in the Munch Room. The permanent exhibitions reopen on 1 December.
Closed: Mondays, Easter (Friday and Monday), 1 May, 17 May, 23-25 December, 31 December, 1 January.
The National Gallery is part of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design.
Norwegian name: Nasjonalgalleriet