Hours - fees - directions

  • Norsk Folkemuseum's main entrance with two Norwegian flags.
    Anne-Lise Reinsfelt, Norsk Folkemuseum


January 2 - April 30: 11:00 - 16:00
May 1 - September 30: 10:00 - 17:00
Oct 1 - Dec 31: 11:00 - 16:00 

The museum is closed December 24 and 25, January 1.
On May 17 the exhibitions and cafés are closed.

Christmas and New Year

Open between Christmas and New Year 11:00 - 16:00.
Closed Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day and New Year´s Day.

Fees 2019

Adults  NOK 160
Children  6 - 15 NOK 40
Children under 6  FREE
Family  NOK 320 (2 adults with children 6 - 15)
Reduced  NOK 120 (Groups over 15, retired, studens)
OsloPass: Scan in the visitor Centre to obtain a free entry ticket

Low season midweek consession: Monday-Friday between October and April, the prices are: Adults: NOK 120, Children: NOK 40, Reduced fee: NOK95


The Museum has the address Museumsveien 10 at the peninsula Bygdøy, ca. 5 km from downtown Oslo. 

Bus: 30 Bygdøy from downtown Oslo to stop Folkemuseet. (Check schedules and where to buy tickets at ruter.no)

Ferry: From April to September a ferry runs from Rådhusbrygge 3 by the City Hall to Dronning, Bygdøy. From there a 10 min. walk.

Car/bike/walk: From highway E18  or from street Bygdøy Allé, turn off to Bygdøy. Follow signs to Norsk Folkemuseum.

Parking: Public parking outside the main entrance for a fee, all days 08:00 - 20:00.

Norsk Folkemuseum General Brochure 2019-2020

Information for your visit

Eat at the cafeteria or bring a lunch?

Kafé Arkadia is open daily and located by the main entrance. Torgkaféen is located in the Open-Air Museum and open daily during summer season as well as for special events throughout the year.

The picturesque Open-Air Museum is ideal for an outdoor lunch. You are welcome to bring your own food. Picnic tables are available on the Festival Grounds.


Dogs have to be leashed and are welcome to the museum grounds and Open-Air Museum - outdoors. They can not enter in buildings and exhibitions. 


Smoking is allowed in the Main Square only. Due to fire risk, smoking is prohibited in the rest of the museum. 

Disabled Access

  • Kart over Friluftsmuseet på Norsk Folkemuseum med vanskelig tilgjengelige partier
    Paths marked in red might be difficult to access. Click in upper right corner for bigger map.

Most areas of the Open-Air Museum have relatively level and broad gravel paths providing easy access. However, some areas have steeper trails, and some buildings are difficult to access. Please consult the map of the Open-Air Museum. 

The Visitor Center, the cafés, the toilettes, the Main Exhibit Building and the Trøndelag Farmstead have wheelchair access.