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Norway's Resistance Museum (Norges Hjemmefront Museum)

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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We visited to learn more about the resistance in Norway, and it was educational but could have been designed to be more interactive

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank S9375ILsamanthaf
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

When my wife and I were planning our visit to Oslo in September, one place we both decided we HAD to visit was this museum. We were not disappointed. Located in the wonderfully maintained Akershus Fortress,this museum provides a extensive summary of Norwegian Resistance during...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank B2128VQpaulap
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Take your time walking through this museum because the stories are amazing and tragic. It gives you a sense of what happened if you did an 'underground newspaper' or worked in the resistance in any way. In addition to stories, there are artifacts, recordings, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet M
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I was in awe as I walked the corridors reading the history of Norways fight during WW2. I didn't know much about the relationship between England and Norway during WW2 but learnt a lot from the detailed narration under most of the artefacts and exhibits...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank M O
Reviewed 20 October 2018

This is a good museum which didn't take much time to go through (only about an hour), but was very interesting. Most of the exhibits had English translations, but there were a few with only Norwegian. Also some of the electronics didn't work, but overall...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ljennen12
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A few tourist on this place from a brief walk from nearest bus line. Good place to stroll when going around and up the hill, overlooking the city and seascape. Entrance fee to the small museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 244guillermos
Reviewed 11 October 2018

In comparison with the Bergen Resistance Museum, the one in Oslo is very well and professionally presented. The chronology is very clear. It provides the standard Norwegian narrative of the times. The Bergen Resistance Museum is less professionally presented but I suspect tells a more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jagsjg
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This museum told the inspiring story of the Norwegian people's resistance to the Nazi Occupation during WWII. We knew pieces of the story (Heavy Water Wars) but this told the story from the perspectives of the people and with an impressive collection of documentation and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roam651831
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We found this museum a fascinating insight into Norway’s part in World War 2 . Interesting video setting the scene and then very detailed museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jane S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This museum is not large but it shares information about the Norwegian Resistance during WWII and the contributions made by the underground resistance during the Nazi occupation. The museum is part of the Akerhus Fortress which you should also visit. Our visit was interesting and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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