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Address: Sonja Henies vei 31 | Sonja Henies vei 31, Oslo 1311, Norway
Phone Number: +47 468 51 858
11:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Since 1968, HOK has been committed to Norwegian and international art, with...

Since 1968, HOK has been committed to Norwegian and international art, with a broad exhibition, music and performance program, and a central art collection. Located in scenic surroundings, HOK includes 3500 m2 of exhibition space, HOK Lab, meeting rooms, a museum shop and Resturant.

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Visit the Nikolai Astrup art exhibition at Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter now!

One of the of Norway's best painters and his paintings should be a must for everyone that visit the Oslo area this summer. I was there last Tuesday afternoon and not many people... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 July 2016
Kjerstin O
Asker, Akershus, Norway
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Blankenberge, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting but far! You can reach this gallery by bus, but it's not very fast. Is better to go there in the summer, not in the winter, cause then you can see all exposition, also outside and only inside. There is very beautiful fjord view around, so it can be more interesting during the summer!

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

There is an opportunity for eating in Bolgen and Moi restaurants, with indoor and outdoor seating. Also for enjoying the history of Henie Onstad As well as the various art exhibitions. After a long relaxing experience you can choose one of the many beaches to go swimming in. This is an outstanding attraction and i would definately recommend it to... More 

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Asker, Akershus, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

One of the of Norway's best painters and his paintings should be a must for everyone that visit the Oslo area this summer. I was there last Tuesday afternoon and not many people there then (open to 7 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesday). His sense of beauty, colors, lights and (spring) paintings from the western part of Norway are unbelievable.

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Fornebu, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

This museum has a lot of variety, many of the worlds well known artists lice Picasso, Dali and Moore (english), sculptures as well as painting and others. Bring your kids, they have a kids room as well.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

What a wonderful and interesting exhibition! The works are luscious and colourful, well worth seeing. The exhibition will last until 11th of September 2016. Look for more reviews by MulleEllum.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Went to see the Kusama exhibition. It was really nice with a huge selection of different art. We were 2 adults and to kids. They have a nice art workshop for kids and it is really nice. Made some art together with my kid. My best advise is to buy tickets before you come on weekends, it is always a... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

We took the 151 bus from the Central Station and were at the museum 20 minutes later. It was a good idea to come to Henie-Onstad on a sunny day as we managed to enjoy a lunch on the museum's terrace, overlooking the bay and later walked along the shore back to the bus stop.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Now an exciting Kusama art exhibition. Sonja Henie history and trophy collection is always there, and most often some of the museum's collection of art. Wonderfully situated by the bay. A walk around the museum provides many interesting sculptures to see. Nice place for a coffee.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

My wife and I went to this exhibition. Easy to park outside of the art center and the weather was good :). This exhibition in itself was an incredible journey to Kusamas inner parts. What a mysterious mind that has created all this art. I specially liked her installations and also her latest work, the big, colorful paintings. One of... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

The exhibition presents a cross section of her art interwoven with personal artifacts and interviews. Interesting and entertaining for young and old. The aspect of seeing and experiencing yourself as an object through the artist's installations was thought provoking. Can you go through life as an object? Can you choose to not be a subject? Worth visiting.

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