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Munch Museum

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Address: Toeyengata 53, Oslo 0578, Norway
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+47 23 49 35 00
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Edvard Munch bequeathed a large portion of his work to the city before his...

Edvard Munch bequeathed a large portion of his work to the city before his death in 1940, and this museum is the result. It contains books, paintings, drawings, scuptures and letters. The Munch Museums have changing exhibitions. Please see website for updated exhibition program.

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No 'scream', but interesting nevertheless

We visited on a day between two large exhibitions, which meant that most of the museum was inaccessible. In the great hall, they had selected 13 of Munchs famous paintings... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 January 2017
Lennart G
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Bramming, Denmark
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Buncrana, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this on our first full day in Oslo. Norway's most famous artist whom I'd heard of, mainly for the picture The Scream (which I liked a lot). And, although this work wasn't there, there was a lot of other work that helped explain him a lot better. Feels like he wasn't a particularly happy chappie! Nice café, too,... More 

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Thank martingerardkelly
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love exploring art galleries and when in Oslo I wanted to see the Munch Museum, to see some of his other work. The museum is a few metro stops from central station, located in a nice park and is very well sign posted. I entered and was immediately confused by a sign saying to visit the cinema first which... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So excited to be coming here but found it a great disappointment. Movie was great, spend the time to watch this, but there were not really a lot of paintings on display. Vast open gallery with a lot of bare walls. I think this is for Munch fans only.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of course we all know the scream of Munch. But when I visited the exhibition about Munch with an adaptation of Madame Bovary. I suddenly am a huge fan of his work. Munch was very productive and the way he shows people, without any mercy is simply amazing and breathtaking. He really could capture the angst of human or being... More 

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Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most of the visit was watching an informative film about Munch as there were few paintings on display - others were at the National Gallery, including The Scream!

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Thank Phillip35
Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Most of the museum was closed on the day that I went, so I was for free, as we weren't able to see much. However, the movies that were shown were quite interesting and educational

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Bramming, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We visited on a day between two large exhibitions, which meant that most of the museum was inaccessible. In the great hall, they had selected 13 of Munchs famous paintings, showcasing the various periods in his artistic life. Because the selection was so limited, entry was free. Before seeing the paintings, you can go to their cinema, and see an... More 

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Thank Lennart G
Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

When we visited there were Munch vs Jorn exhibition. They got a wonderful and very representative selection of both. The security is excessive in my view. The place is one store building with number of halls, could be done in 30-45 minutes, but we returned backwards a couple of times to reflect on some Munch masterpieces.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I visited the museum on my own and it was pleasant to see most of his work. Unfortunately i couldn't see the scream.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We came looking for the Scream and great deception when we found out it was not exhibit here. It was our bad because we did not researched before. Just asumed, however, once in there, we decided to see the museum. It's interesting but nothing out of this world. Stuff were not symathetic and the place was rather small. The souvenir... More 

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