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Eidsvoll 1814 Norwegian Center for Constitution

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The place to go to understand Norwegian recent history

I went there by train from Oslo central Station. It takes only half an hour to Eidsvoll Werk, from... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
ixou
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
It's worth visiting!

Special thanks to Mrs Yngvild for going beyond expectations and showing me around this beautiful... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
deni262015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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After 6 weeks of negotiations the 112 Eidsvoll men affirmed their unity with the oath "Faithful and true until Dovre falls!" on 20 May 1814. Their mission was completed: they had declared Norway a free and independent nation after more than 4...more
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I went there by train from Oslo central Station. It takes only half an hour to Eidsvoll Werk, from there it's 15 minutes walk on a lovely road to the village. I had a guided tour in English by a lovely lady, an expert on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Special thanks to Mrs Yngvild for going beyond expectations and showing me around this beautiful house. Thank you!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Fabulous visit where we learned so much about Norwegian history. Our tour in English was amazing and the main building is wonderfully restored and interesting. The guide answered all our questions and provided a great insight into Norwegian history. The museum in the visitor center...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

1814 is the most dramatic year in Norwegian history. On this little spot our constitution was developed and written during a couple of weeks in may 1814. The building is the most important national symbol in Norway today, and has a lot of history and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

What a piece of history to visit, when you have seen paintings from the famous hall. I also got a wonderful tour by myself as it was out of season, and I was so impressed by the tour guide. The house is also wonderfully symmetric....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AddieHeidenDK
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We saw many historical sights in Norway, and this was by far the most impressive. We were given a private tour of every room in the building where the Norwegians declared their independence, approved their constitution, and elected their king on syttende mai 1814. The...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank minnesotajay
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This building and its story is very interesting. The guide we had was fantastic! He really did a great job and made everything seem so exciting. Definitely worth a visit! The tour was supposed to be around 45 minutes but our guide ended up spending...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

You are met by nice service minded guides and the tour around the house is interesting. Our guide spoke both English and Norwegian and did the tour in booth. The tour must be a bit boring for kids, but there are plenty of activities for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Johanhal
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I wanted to travel to Eidsvoll for ages, seeing as it is an very important site in norwegian history. First of all, i found it a bit odd that the distance we had to walk from the trainstation to the site was far greater than...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Odysseus27
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Interesting building where the country's democratic constitution was signed in 1814, set in a large lawned area, beside a very pretty river.

Date of experience: June 2017
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