Museum focusing on the expeditons carried out by Thor Heyerdahl, one of the great explorers of our time
Thor Heyerdahlwas a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer. Kon-Tiki demonstrated that it was possible for a primitive raft to sail the Pacific.
Thor Heyerdahl is one of history’s most famous explorers. In 1947 he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-Tiki. This was his first expedition to be captured on film, and was later awarded Academy Award for best documentary in 1951. He later completed similar achievements with the reed…
Bus 20 from Frogner stadion in Kirkeveien ( or walk 10-15 minutes to Frogner kirke) From Frogner kirke take bus nr 30
“The Viking Ship Museum is located in Bygdøy and can be reached by bus or ferry.”
“A museum that tells/shows you everything you would want to know about Nansen and Amundsen - and their polar experiences.”
“Would highly recommend island hopping on the local ferry to the islands just off shore where there are lovely houses to walk through and the ruins of a monastery. Ex boat out there and bus back.”
“Norway has a king family. The Royal Palace is the official residence of the king and family. Great park to walk sround and beautiful building to look at.”