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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 National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet 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
National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet
National Museum of Contemporary Art Photo: Nasjonalmuseet/Anne Hansteen Jarre

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Description

Contemporary art museum with temporary exhibitons of loaned works and works from its own collections.

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 large selection of contemporary art books.

Guided tours in Norwegian on Sundays all year at 2 pm.
Guided tours in English in summer
Free entry on Sundays.

Norwegian name: Museet for samtidskunst

Categories

  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Hours

5/19/2015 - 12/22/2015
Thu
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12/26/2015 - 12/30/2015
Tue, Wed, Sat and Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5/2/2015 - 5/13/2015
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
5/14/2015 - 5/16/2015
Thu and Sat
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5/15/2015
Fri
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Transportation


Transport > Kongens gate

Facility overview

  • Shop
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

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

    • disables persons info at VisitOSLO
  • General facilities

    • shop
    • café
  • 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. Visitors can see five permanent installations:...

National Museum of Contemporary Art

Source: Visitnorway

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