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National Museum of Contemporary Art

National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Dag A. Iversøy National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Annar Bjørgli National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Anne Hansteen Jarre
National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Dag A. Iversøy
National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet
National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Annar Bjørgli
National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Anne Hansteen Jarre

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Contemporary Art museum with temporary exhibitons of loaned works and works from its own collections. The museum opened in 1990.

Visitors can see five permanent installations: The sculpture Shaft by Richard Serra, Per Inge Bjørlo's Inner Room V, and Ilya Kabakov's The Garbage Man: The Man Who Never Threw Anything Away, Marianne Heier's Promesse de bonheur and two gallery rooms dedicated to Louise Bourgeois.

The National Museum's collection of contemporary art contains some 5,000 works by Norwegian and international artists from the years since 1945. The collection covers a broad spectrum of genres and media: Paintings, print-making, drawing, photography, sculpture, objects, installation and video-art.

The museum shop has a rich collection of contemporary art books.

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.


Norwegian name: Museet for Samtidskunst

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Hours

1/2/2014 - 4/16/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4/19/2014 - 4/30/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5/2/2014 - 5/16/2014
Tue, Wed and Fri
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 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 - 5:00 PM
5/29/2014
Thu
12:00 PM - 5:00 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 - 5:00 PM
12/26/2014 - 12/30/2014
Tue, Fri, Sat and Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Transportation


Tram No.12 > Christiania torv Bus No.60 > Bankplassen

Facility overview

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  • General facilities

    • café
    • shop
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • guided tour during opening hours
    • books
    • permanent exhibitions
    • museum shop
    • lecture
    • exhibition programme
  • Discounts

    • free with the Oslo Pass

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National Museum of Contemporary Art - Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Dag A. Iversøy

National Museum of Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art museum with temporary exhibitons of loaned works and works from its own collections. The museum opened in 1990. Visitors can see...

National Museum of Contemporary Art

Source: Visitnorway

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