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Gallery in the City Hall. Entrance from the harbour side (City Hall Square).
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Raadhusplassen 1, Oslo 0037, Norway
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+47 02180
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved looking at the murals and art displays. We also liked seeing where the Nobel peace prize is given each year. The outside of the building may not be so impressive, but the inside is what matters. Also it is free to visit!

Thank vertigo1999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The displays were all on the second floor, up a long set of stairs. There was no elevator that we could access.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A definite must visit when in Oslo, as the art displayed is unbeliveble. Too bad my city hall doesnt look like that.

Thank AuraPerentos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An open space that mimics what a transparent government should look like. The murals depict all facets of life in Norway and bring to the viewer that we are all connected.

Thank njcatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the 10 am tour. The guide gave us a good overview of the recent history of Norway from the early 1930s up through the end of WWII, describing in detail the meaning behind the art and the “classless society.” It is a must to...More

Thank Kevin56003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very imposing building that dominates the wharf, with very interesting reliefs and sculptures outside but inside is really amazing!! Free to go in and with free guided tours on offer. Full of tapestries and paintings about the history of Oslo and links...More

Thank nickpayne82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people of Oslo are so fortunate to have so many great historic and well presented-preserved functional facilities like the Oslo City Hall...the Gallery is well worth visiting inside.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to look at from the outside, but inside it is great. The place is free and i recommend you take one of the guided tours on offer. Full of beautiful paintings

Thank richardscott821
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is an impressive City Hall! The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded here. There are lots of excellent paintings and murals that all have significance to Oslo and Norway. The tour - which is free is excellent. They explain the building, take you through many...More

Thank MTandMTMT
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Cool building with murals of Norse mythology which are explained. The large clock is also cool and it’s free to observe.

Thank Kyle C
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