The Historical Museum is actually three museums under one roof. Most interesting is the ground-floor National Antiquities Collection ...
Oslo City Train: University Square Departure Point
Chuff and toot around central Oslo on one of two different steam 'trains'. Tours depart every half-hour from Aker Brygge and University...
Spikersuppa Outdoor Ice Rink
The most central, and romantic, ice-skating in Oslo can be found at the Spikersuppa outdoor ice rink, where you can skate for free...
Opposite the National Gallery, this relaxed cafe has dozens of types of coffee (including packets to take away), cakes, yoghurts and...
This dimly lit cafe offers a little bit of everything, from salads and burgers to pasta and stir-fry dishes. It's a favourite among...
Universitetsgata 13 · interesting places nearby
One of Oslo's major highlights, the National Gallery houses the nation's largest collection of Norwegian art, including works from the Romantic era, as well as more‑modern works from 1800 to WWII. Some of Edvard Munch's best-known creations are on display here, including his most renowned work, The Scream . There's also an impressive collection of European art, with works by Gauguin, Picasso and El Greco, and impressionists such as Manet, Degas, Renoir, Matisse, Cézanne and Monet.