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Oslo By Walk: Kon-Tiki and Fram Polar Ship Museums

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The great Oslo walk that takes you through the best of the old town and to 2 really interesting museums that feature the greay naval history of Norway from the Viking time to the age of legentary Thor Heyerdahl travels
Duration
5 hrs
Activity Level
Intensive
Tour category
Private Tours
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Akershus Castle and Fortress
15 min
About
Akershus Castle and Fortress is a medieval complex protecting the city of Oslo. It has also been used as a prison.The main building now is used for official events and dinners for the foreign heads of state. Akershus fortress is still a military area, but is open to the public daily until 21:00.
Kon-Tiki Museum
30 min
About
The Kon-Tiki Museum houses vessels and maps from the Kon-Tiki expedition, and a library. The museum was originally built to house the Kon-Tiki raft, made of balsa wood based on pre-Columbian model that Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl used to sail from Peru to Polynesia in 1947. Another boat in the museum is the Ra II, a vessel built of reeds according to Heyerdahl's perception of an ancient Egyptian seagoing boat.
Oslo Cathedral
15 min
About
Oslo cathedral is a very old church, dating to the 17th century .It is used for the state events and the special occasions for the Norwegian Royal Family like the wedding of Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby in 2001.
Oslo Opera House
15 min
About
Opera house is a beautiful white structure, located by the water in Oslo harbor. It is the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre. The roof of the building angles to ground level, creating a large plaza that invites pedestrians to walk up and enjoy the panoramic views of Oslo.
Viking Ship Museum
30 min
About
The Viking Ship Museum houses archaeological finds from different areas of Scandinavia. The main attractions are the Oseberg ship, Gokstad ship and Tune ship. Additionally, the Viking Age display includes sledges, beds, a horse cart, wood carving, tent components, buckets and other grave goods.
Vigeland Park
15 min
About

Frogner Park is a public park, that used to be a part of Frogner Manor. The manor house is located in the south of the park, and houses the Oslo City Museum. Frogner Park contains the well-known Gustav Vigeland installation of 212 bronze and granite sculptures. 36 figure groups represent a “circle of life” theme.

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Day plan
08:45 - 09:00
Meet your guide by the ship.
09:00 - 11:15
Walking tour to Akershus Fortress and walk along Karl Johan steet, short inside visit to City Hall.
11:15 - 11:45
Free time for coffee break.
11:45 - 12:15
Walk to harbor and ferry crossing to Bygdoy peninsula.
12:15 - 13:45
Kon-Tiki and Fram Museum visit.
13:45 - 14:00
Return ferry to downtown Oslo. Finish the tour in the city. Free time to explore Oslo on your own.
Attention! The specified tour start time is the earliest available or an example! Usually, all tours start 30 minutes after your ship docks. Your tour start time will be adjusted accordingly after you book. If you have questions, please talk to our Shore Excursion Specialist to find out the exact tour start time for your ship.
Included in tour
  • Private professional guide services (5 hrs)
  • Round trip ferry tickets to/from Bygdoy peninsula
  • Entrance fee to the Fram Polar Ship museum
  • Entrance fee to the Kon-Tiki Museum
  • Guided tour of Oslo City Hall
not Included in tour
  • Meals / snacks
  • Drinks / coffee break
  • Tips / Gratuity
  • Any other admissions / donations
Important info

IMPORTANT: NO refunds for late passengers or for those who don't read their Oslo Meeting Instructions and have been waiting at the wrong location.

Please note, a surcharge of 25% applies to all public holidays. This additional charge is added to the total group price given in the booking form.
Public holidays in 2020:  01.06, 25.12 and 26.12

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