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Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

Museum of Decorative Arts and Design Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Annar Bjørgli Museum of Decorative Arts and Design Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Frode Larsen Museum of Decorative Arts and Design Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Camilla Orten
Museum of Decorative Arts and Design Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Annar Bjørgli
Museum of Decorative Arts and Design Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Frode Larsen
Museum of Decorative Arts and Design Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Camilla Orten

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Norwegian and international applied art, fashion and design from the 7th century to the present. The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design was founded in 1876 and is one of the oldest of its kind in Europe.

In addition to changing exhibitions, the museum features the permanent exhibitions Design & Art 1905-2005 and STYLE 1100-1905.

The museum's collection contains 35,000 items, spanning from antique Greek vases and East Asian art to items depicting European style history. Also on display are clothing, textiles, furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, design and handicrafts. Among the highlights are the unique 12th century Baldishol Tapestry, the collection of 16th and 17th century pictorial tapestries and Royal Norwegian apparel.

Guided tours in Norwegian on Sundays all year at 2 pm.
Guided tours in English on Sundays in July and August at 1 pm.
Free entry on Sundays.

The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design consists of the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, the National Gallery, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the National Museum - Architecture.



Norwegian name: Kunstindustrimuseet

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Hours

5/2/2014 - 5/16/2014
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5/5/2014 - 5/16/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
5/18/2014 - 5/28/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5/29/2014
Thu
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5/30/2014 - 12/21/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12/26/2014 - 12/30/2014
Tue, Fri, Sat and Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Transportation


Bus No.37 > Nordahl Bruns gate

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  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • books
    • permanent exhibitions
    • museum shop
    • theme exhibitions
    • exhibition programme
    • craft
    • arts and crafts
    • interior
    • textile art
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    • free with the Oslo Pass
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Museum of Decorative Arts and Design - Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Annar Bjørgli

Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

Norwegian and international applied art, fashion and design from the 7th century to the present. The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design was founded...

Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

Source: Visitnorway

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