The Norwegian Explorers

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Tour Number

Activity Level

202990


Categories

First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Norwegian (fluent)

We visit the Vikingships, The Kontiki-museum and learn about the Polar Explorers at the Fram museum


On this tour we visit The Vikingships, learn more about the Polar Explorers at the Fram museum and hear about the The Kon Tiki adventure.

This tour can be done by bus or by a ferry (only during the season). We arrives the beautiful peninsula Bygdøy after 20. min by bus. Here, we visit three museums. At the Vikingship-museum we learn about the vikings and can see their famous ships. We continue by bus or on foot to the famous rafts Kon Tiki and Ra II, and hear the story of Thor Heyerdahls journeys around in the world. Next door, we can see the famous polar boat Fram, the stronges wooden vessel ever built. Here we learn about the explorers, Fridjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen who went towards the North Pole and the South Pole in 1893 and 1911. We can also see Gjøa, the first boat through the North-West passage.
This museum rank as the nr 1 museum in Norway. The bus or the ferry takes us back to the city senter.

4 hours. By bus or ferry (during summer)

Itinerary

We visit The famous Viking ships, learn about Polar Explorers at the Fram museum and hear about the The Kon Tiki adventure.

This tour can be done by bus or by a ferry (during the season) to the beautiful peninsula Bygdøy were we visit three museums. At the Vikingship-museum we learn about the vikings and can see their famous ships. We continue by bus or on foot to the famous rafts Kon Tiki and Ra II, and hear the story of Thor Heyerdahls journeys around in the world. Next door, we can see the famous polar boat Fram, the stronges wooden vessel ever built. Here we learn about the explorers, Fridjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen who went towards the North Pole and the South Pole in 1893 and 1911. We can also see Gjøa, the first boat through the North-West passage.
This museum rank as the nr 1 museum in Norway. The bus or the ferry takes us back to the city senter. We need 4 hours on this tour

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel if this is in the city center, or at the cruise terminal

End location: The tour end if front of the City Hall or I follow you to the bus or ferry that takes you in to the city if you prefer to spent maximum time at the museums.

Duration: 4 hours

We might get some kew and waiting-time at the ferry.

Transportation

During summer season, we will take the ferry to the Vikingships. A local bus takes us to the Kontiki-museum and the Fram museum (5 minutes). The ferry takes us back to the pier in the middle of the city senter. The boat trip takes aprox 10 minutes.
The rest of the year, we use the bus out to Bygdøy and back. The bus takes aprox 18 min.

What’s Included

This tour out to the 3 museums at Bygdøy, includes nothing but the guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

395 NOK - This amount is for an Oslo-Pass that gives you entrances to museums, ferry and the bus.
For adults: 395.-, Children 4 - 15 y: 210 NOK. Seniors over 67 y: 315.-.

What’s Extra

On this tour, you will need a Oslo Pass. Can be bought at the cruise-teminal, pre-ordered, at some hotells and in kiosks. With this, you get access to the museums and you have free transportation on busses and the ferry.
Food or beverage is not included

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