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Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum, Oslo

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Military Museum · History Museum
Nestled within one of the city's most important defensive structures, Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum commemorates the efforts of Norwegian citizens who fought back against the occupation by Nazi Germany during World War II. Visit the museum and get a taste of what life was like for ordinary people under the occupation between 1940 and 1945, and learn about the conditions that spurred the resistance movement to action. Follow the timeline from the German invasion through the Allied liberation through texts, photographs, personal belongings, and accounts of the resistance fighters themselves, all organized into themed displays. Using our international travel planner, Oslo attractions like Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I visited this museum 45 years ago with my parents and this year with my wife. It is a powerful witness to the courage and initiative of the Norwegian people during Nazi occupation during WWII.  more »
  • A visit to Oslo is just not complete without checking out this one-of-a-kind museum. The site is dedicated to the courageous and totally selfless Norwegian resistance fighters of WWII. The poignancy.....  more »
  • The museum was closed when I was there. But the fortress is still cool place to go to and have a look around. Also a nice viewpoint on the top.
  • A great exhibition and a testament to the ingenuity shown by the Norwegian resistance movement during the German occupation in the second world War. It also tells the story of the hardship suffered by the Norwegian people. Well worth a visit if you are at Akershus Castle.

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