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Explore 4.5 billions years of natural history – new exhibitions open May 6

The Natural History Museum in Oslo opens grand new geological exhibitions May 6. Covering more than 2300 square meters over four floors, the new exhibits will encompass several thousand objects from our extensive collections, including several hundred never before displayed to the public. The overarching theme of the exhibitions is the history of Earth and the evolution of life. The exhibitions have been developed in collaboration with museum scientists, lecturers and world-leading exhibition designers. Our visitor will experience the character and atmosphere of the 100 year old building combined with innovative design and modern storytelling. This is the largest exhibitions upgrade in the history of the museum.

The new exhibitions consist of six main stories

The exhibitions have been put together by a team of researchers, lecturers and world leading exhibition designer. The character and atmosphere of the 100-year-old building will be combined with innovative design and modern storytelling. This is the largest upgrade of exhibitions ever at the Natural History Museum.

The main stories:

  • Evolution of Life
  • Minerals and Rocks
  • History of an Ocean
  • Stories from Space
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Crystal Cave

Opening hours for the exhibitions and museum shop for May will be daily 10–18. The period June – September, daily 10–17. More info on our digital map, and on the museum homepage.

Jan Robert Johnsen

Daglig leder, Grünerløkka kultur- og næringsforening