Oslo's own museum presents the city's history through models, paintings and photographs.
Guided tours of Oslo City Museum
Tours in Norwegian at 12 noon and 2 pm 1 July-15 August and on weekends the rest of the year.
Tours in English available on request.
Next to the museum is Frogner Manor, which contains magnificent halls and interiors from the years 1750-1900.
Guided tours in summer (price 60 NOK, not included in the Oslo Pass).
Norwegian name: Bymuseet