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Armed Forces Museum

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Reviewed 22 October 2018

The museum depicts the history of the Norwegian Armed forces and has items on display that will rival most Military museums without a doubt. I love anything military so wandered around this museum like a kid in a sweet shop learning about Norways battles since...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank M O
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If your interest is in the Norwegian history and WW2 relics, this is very much worth the visit. i spent 2 hours there and i didn't even finish it. Do set aside maybe 4 hours. Best visit ever. and it is FREE!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank paulchoo
Reviewed 21 September 2018

A good walk around this site with lovely views of Oslo. Lots to see and do. The museum is very interesting and informative, but can do better with more detail in certain areas and more in English (without trying to sound arrogant), as I felt...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Scott D
Reviewed 1 September 2018

It is so important for visitors to understand what makes a country 'tick', and the role and history of the military is an important part of this. Having just been to the Resistance Museum, which was so good, it was frustrating to see so many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DianneManning
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very interesting to learn about the history of Norway and its wars. Also the section on the actions in Afganistan is worthwile. The museum should improve the English texts to the exhibits. A bit focussed on Norwegian resistance and army, a bit less on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hubert P
Reviewed 23 August 2018

What a treat to finding this museum and grounds while exploring beautiful Oslo. This is a working military site, as there were, active on site military activity as we walked among them....all so friendly and efficient and the displays here are real. Thanks!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert A
Reviewed 9 August 2018

If you are a military and history buff, this place is great. There is a lot to see and it is free to enter. The down side is that everything is only in Norwegian. So if you are traveling here from another country, bring a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mrmac0331
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Anyone who like military history or army stuff in general should come here. Free with Oslo pass. They have a great selection of medieval, renaissance and modern weapons as well as exhibits on recent combat missions such as Afghanistan.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kyle C
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

A 2 hour visit where you learn about the army since the viking time until modern days. With a lot of material, from special ops to medic or engineering, a lot of equipment, guns and cars. It was a very interesting visit and for free

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniel V
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Really interesting museum which is displayed in an interesting way and is actually free to enter - a rare occurrence in Oslo! We came across it by accident after visiting the Resistance Museum but unfortunately didn't have enough time to fully appreciate it before it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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