Which Oslo museums are open during Christmas 2018?


What's open during the Christmas holidays?

Oslo's museums and attractions  Christmas 2018


Here you find the opening hours for museums and attractions as well as Oslo Winter Park through Christmas and New Year's. 

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The list below shows the places which are open f
or each day of the holidays

* Attractions marked with a star are located a little outside of Oslo. 

Saturday 23 December

Akershus Fortress 06-21
Astrup Fearnley Museet
11-17
Botanical Garden / Green houses 07-17
Bærums Verk: Verksgata shops* 12-18
Opera House Foyer    12-18
International Museum of Children's Art 12-17
Ekebergparken Sculpture Park open 24/7
Emanuel Vigeland Museum 12-16
Fram Museum (Polar Ship Fram) 10-17
Hadeland Glassverk (glassworks) shops & cafés* 11-17
Historical Museum 11-16
Holocaust Center 11-16
Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower    10-16
Ibsen Museum 11-16
Kon-Tiki Museum 10-16
Natural History Museum 11-16
Nobel Peace Center 10-18
Resistance Museum 11-16
Norwegian Folk Museum 11-16
Norwegian Maritime Museum 10-16
Museum of Science & Technology 11-18
Oslo City Hall 09-16
Oslo Winter Park (ski resort) 10-17
Oslo Transport Museum 11-15
Vigeland Museum 12-16
Vigeland Sculpture Park open 24/7
Viking Ship Museum 10-16

 

Christmas Eve, Sunday 24 December

Akershus Fortress 06-21
Botanical Garden / Green houses 07-17
Ekebergparken Sculpture Park open 24/7
Fram Museum (Polar Ship Fram) 10-17
Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower    10-14
Kon-Tiki Museum 10-16 
Vigeland Sculpture Park open 24/7
Viking Ship Museum 10-16

 

Christmas Day, Monday 25 December

Akershus Fortress 06-21
Botanical Garden / Green houses 07-17
Ekebergparken Sculpture Park open 24/7
Fram Museum (Polar Ship Fram) 10-17
Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower    10-16
Kon-Tiki Museum 10-16 
Oslo Winter Park (ski resort)

10-17

Vigeland Sculpture Park open 24/7
Viking Ship Museum 10-16

 

Tuesday 26 December

Akershus Fortress 06-21
Botanical Garden / Green houses 07-17
Ekebergparken Sculpture Park open 24/7
Fram Museum (Polar Ship Fram) 10-17
Holocaust Center 11-16
Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower    10-16
Kon-Tiki Museum 10-16
Nobel Peace Center 10-18
Norwegian Folk Museum  11-16
Norwegian Maritime Museum 10-16
Museum of Science & Technology 11-18
Oslo Winter Park (ski resort) 10-17
Vigeland Museum 12-16
Vigeland Sculpture Park open 24/7
Viking Ship Museum 10-16

 

Weekdays 27–30 December

Akershus Fortress 06-21
Astrup Fearnley Museet 27-28 Dec. 12-17
29-30 Dec. 11-17
Botanical Garden / Green houses 07-17
Oslo City Museum 11-16
Bærums Verk: Verksgata shops*

27-28 Dec. 10-17

29 Dec.      10-16

30 Dec.      12-16

Opera House Foyer

27 Dec.      12-18

28-30 Dec. 12-17

Ekebergparken Sculpture Park open 24/7
Emanuel Vigeland Museum

27-29 Dec.  closed

30 Dec.       12-16

Armed Forces Museum 10-16
Fram Museum (Polar Ship Fram) 10-17
Hadeland Glassverk (glassworks) shops & cafés* 10-15
Henie Onstad Art Centre* 11-17
Historical Museum 11-16
Holocaust Center

11-16

Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower    10-16
Ibsen Museum

27 Dec.       11-18

28-30 Dec.  11-16

Kon-Tiki Museum 10-16
Munch Museum 10-16
National Gallery 11-17
National Museum - Architecture 12-17
Natural History Museum 11-16
Nobel Peace Center 10-18
Resistance Museum 11-16
Norwegian Folk Museum 11-16
Norwegian Maritime Museum 10-16
Museum of Science & Technology 11-18
Oslo Reptile Park

27-28 Dec. closed

29-30 Dec. 10-18

Oslo City Hall 09-16
Oslo Winter Park (ski resort) 10-17
Oslo Transport Museum

27-28 Dec.  closed

29-30 Dec.  11-15

Vigeland Museum 12-16
Vigeland Sculpture Park open 24/7
Viking Ship Museum 10-16

 

New Year's Eve, 31 December

Akershus Fortress 06-21
Botanical Garden / Green houses 07-17
Opera House Foyer 12-17
Ekebergparken Sculpture Park open 24/7
Fram Museum (Polar Ship Fram) 10-17
Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower    10-14
Kon-Tiki Museum 10-16
Norwegian Folk Museum 11-16 
Oslo Winter Park (ski resort) 10-17
Oslo Transport Museum 11-15 
Vigeland Sculpture Park open 24/7
Viking Ship Museum  10-16  

 

New Year's Day, 1 January 

Akershus Fortress 06-21
Botanical Garden / Green houses 07-17
Ekebergparken Sculpture Park open 24/7
Fram Museum (Polar Ship Fram) 10-17
Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower    10-16
Kon-Tiki Museum 10-16 
Norwegian Folk Museum 11-16 
Oslo Winter Park (ski resort) 10-17
Oslo Transport Museum 11-15
Vigeland Sculpture Park open 24/7

Opening hours

25 and 26 December and 1 January are public holidays, and most shops and attractions are closed.

24 and 31 December are not public holidays, but shops close early and many attractions are closed.

The tourist information office Oslo Visitor Centre by the Central Station is open every day through the holidays.

More about opening hours during Christmas