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Norway Resistance Museum, Oslo
(4.3/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Nestled within one of the city's most important defensive structures, Norway Resistance Museum commemorates the efforts of Norwegian citizens who fought back against the occupation by Nazi Germany during World War II. Visit the museum and get a taste of what life was like for ordinary people under the occupation between 1940 and 1945, and learn about the conditions that spurred the resistance movement to action. Follow the timeline from the German invasion through the Allied liberation through texts, photographs, personal belongings, and accounts of the resistance fighters themselves, all organized into themed displays. Our Oslo vacation builder makes visiting Norway Resistance Museum and other Oslo attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It is hosted inside the Akershus fortress. The museum shows aspects of the German occupation of Norway in the second world war and how the resistance fought to get rid of it. 
  • Housed within the Fortress walls, this museum is not to miss. It tells the story of the Nazi occupation of Norway in WWII and how the home resistance fought off the Nazis. A special point about this m...  more »
  • A really good museum located within the fortress by the harbour and easy to access. Price is reasonable. Takes about an hour to get around and see everything. Lots of very unique insights to the war a...  more »
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  • It may be nice but today it was closed. Nothing on their website or at the door. Wasted 1h between finding the entrance and waiting. Ridiculous
  • Small, but very well done. It gives detailed accounts of the many actions that the resistance fighters took against the nazis
  • Great way of presenting the Norwegian resistance and their efforts.
  • Worth the time and Energy.. While the view was stunning
  • This is an must visit in Oslo. The museum tell us an very very important history about the war.