National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo

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#6 of 683 in Museums in Norway
Art Museum · Museum
Focusing mainly on Norwegian artwork, National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet boasts the country's largest collection of paintings, sculptures, and other art open to the public. Originally founded in 1842, the museum's holdings emphasize works from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Wander the halls and view paintings from famous European artists including El Greco, Renoir, Monet, and Picasso. The museum showcases other media besides as well, including exhibitions on photography, videography, manuscripts, and contemporary forms of expression. Don't miss the well-known piece "The Scream," painted by native Norwegian Edvard Munch. Make National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet part of your personalized Oslo itinerary using our Oslo tour app.
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  • Paid £10 per person it’s a very small museum, with not much in. Very basic not much of Norwegian history  more »
  • Nice museum. Has free lockers for coats and things. Not a lot to see. A Viking section, native, and when I was there a Egyptian section. Nice gift store located on site. If you’re already in that.....  more »
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  • Kunst /art gallery Particularly liked The Thinker and the Piccolo picture. Can be lots of passers-bys, busy i prefer quietest times usually in the morning's. You can chill and enjoy your time
  • The most comprehensive art museum in Oslo, featuring art from Ancient Greece to modern day. Particularly strong in artwork from Norway. Perhaps the best version of the portrait Scream is featured here.

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