Bygdøy - Museum Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

110517


Categories

Museums / Culture, Other

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (fluent), Norwegian (fluent)

Viking Ships, Fram, Kon-Tiki & Norwegian Folk Museum


I will take you to the peninsula of Bygdøy where we will visit four of Oslo's unique museums.
The Norwegian Folk Museum.
A large open-air museum with Gol stave church from 1200 and other buildings and environments show the culture and history of Norway's many regions and cities, both then and now.
The Viking Ship Museum.
The museum displays the world's best preserved wooden Viking ships build in the 9th century. The ships were found in three burial mounds along the Oslo Fjord.
The Fram Museum.
Fram and Gjøa are det world's most famous polar exploration ships. Fram is the strongest wooden ship ever build and still holds the records of sailing farthest north and farthest south. You are welcome on board the ship to see how they lived and managed to survive the most dangerous places on earth - The Arctic and Antarctic.
The Kon-Tiki Museum.
The museum is dedicated to the ships and vessels used by the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl, it houses the original Kon-Tiki raft and Ra II.

Itinerary

We will travel environmental friendly, by local trams, buses, ferries.
Using public transport is a good way of seeing the city and experience the day to day life.
20 min by public transport. Bus or ferry to Bygdøy.
The museums are within walking distance of each other, approx. 15 min of walking.
20 min by puplic transport back to city centre.
Lunch break is possible if desired.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Please let me know where you are staying and we will agree on a meeting point.

End location: City Centre or pier

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

Your choice, we have an excellent public bus or ferry to the peninsula of Bygdøy. You may also hire a taxi.

What’s Included

Other: My services as your personal tour guide in Oslo and it's surroundings.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

600 NOK - You will need to buy an Oslo pass for the entrances to the museums and the public transportation. NOK 395 for 24h p.p.
Oslo Pass gives you free admission to most museums and attractions as well as free public transport.
Snacks and Refreshments.
Visa and MasterCard are accepted almost everywhere in Oslo.

What’s Extra

Other: Gifts and Souvenirs. Refreshments and beverages.
Visa and MasterCard are accepted almost everywhere in Oslo.

Restrictions

In Norway you need a professional driver license to drive guests for payment. My tours are either by public transportation, walking, or we need to hire a car with driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

Agnes is a superb guide. She is highly intelligent, loves her job, and imparts her knowledge enthusiastically. On our trip she was totally tuned in on our needs and abilities and worked the tour accordingly. Agnes made our tour here in Oslo extremely worthwhile. Don't go it alone... use this professional woman to your advantage. Thank you Agnes and Tours by Locals!
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