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The new Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Oslo, Norway Photo: VisitOSLO/Normanns Kunstforlag/Terje Bakke Pettersen
Photo: VisitOSLO/Normanns Kunstforlag/Terje Bakke Pettersen
Photo: VisitOSLO/Normanns Kunstforlag/Terje Bakke Pettersen
Photo: Stian Broch
Photo: Susan Fraser/www.visitnorway.com
Photo: VisitOSLO/Matjaz Intihar
Photo: Susan Fraser/www.visitnorway.com

Holmenkollen Ski Jump

At the very top of Oslo towers the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump - the world's most modern ski jump. It is an imposing monument of steel and concrete.

Officially opened on in March 2010, Holmenkollen Ski Jump is the world’s most modern ski jump, and one of the first designer ski jumps ever to be built. 

The start house soars some 60 meters above the ground and the structure is made of 100 tons of steel - indeed Holmenkollen is the only steel ski jump in the world.

At night it is lit up and easy to spot from afar. It is also possible to visit the platform at the top of the ski jump tower, where you can enjoy a spectacular view of Oslo and the Oslofjord.

The Ski Jump Tower

The new ski jump, which was designed by JDS Architects, boasts world-class engineering and was tailor-made for athletes.

Features include permanent wind protection, ice track machine and improved snow production facilities, as well as an upgraded light and sound system. New judges grandstand, new royal grandstand and improved facilities for the public and the press complete the picture.

The Ski Museum

Located inside the base of the Holmenkollen Ski Jump tower, the Ski Museum presents the history of skiing over the past 4,000 years, as well as the expeditions of Norwegian polar explorers Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen.

Here you will also get some historic glimpses from the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer in 1994 and Oslo in 1952. The Ski Museum is the oldest museum of its kind in the world - it was opened in 1923.

The Holmenkollen Ski Jump is open 365 days a year. Here you will find two souvenir shops, a café and a ski simulator, plus free parking and toilets.

Free online game

Try jumping in the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump and compete with your friends and millions of others worldwide.

Play the Holmenkollen Ski Jump game

Getting to Holmenkollen

From Oslo city center, it takes around 20 - 30 minutes to get to Holmenkollen.

By underground: This is the easiest way to travel. Take the westbound underground marked Frognerseteren. For timetables and updated information about public transport to Holmenkollen, please visit Trafikanten.

By car: From Ring Road 3, exit at Smestad and follow the signposts to Holmenkollen. From the city center, there are signposts from Majorstua to Holmenkollen.

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Last updated:  2013-02-05
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The new Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Oslo, Norway - Photo: VisitOSLO/Normanns Kunstforlag/Terje Bakke Pettersen

Holmenkollen Ski Jump

At the very top of Oslo towers the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump - the world's most modern ski jump. It is an imposing monument of steel and concrete.

Holmenkollen Ski Jump

Source: Visitnorway

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