Meet the experts in the Museum workshop

In the Museum workshop you get to meet experts who will tell exciting stories of coastal culture and archaeology. Join us behind the scenes and view hidden treasures from the collection that are being shown for the first time ever!

  • Beate Kjørslevik / Norsk Maritimt Museum

The museum is currently preparing new exhibitions concerning life along the coast during the 19th century and the archaeological excavations in Oslo harbour. In the Museum workshop we are preparing objects and planning exhibitions. One Sunday every month we invite visitors into the workshop. Meet the experts and learn about the museum's collections. You will get to hear stories related to the unique items from excavation and archive. There will be stories of the hard pre industrial coastal life and how Oslo harbour has developed throughout the last 500 years.

Theme: Coastal cultural history

Introduction by Arne Emil Christensen, professor emeritus in nordic archaeology.
Conservator Camilla Nordeng will be showing objects from the museum collection.

Date: 6. October
Place: The Museum workshop, Deck 1
Time: 12:00-14:00

Theme: Finds from this year's excavations in Oslo harbour

Introduction by Tori Falck, archaeologist and leader of the archaeological section.
Archaeologists who have been working on the the excavations will show objects.

Date: 10. November
Place: The Museum workshop, Deck 1
Time: 12:00-14:00

Theme: «The boat builder's tool chest»

Introduction by Lars Stålegård, boat builder. He has among other things build the reconstruction of the archaeological find B13 also known as "Vaaghals".
Conservator Camilla Nordeng will be showing boat building tools from the museum's collections.

Date: 15. December
Place: The Museum workshop, Deck 1
Time: 12:00-14:00

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    Our expert and boatbuilder Lars tells you about the reconstruction of the archeological finding "Barcode 6". Meet the experts in the museum the 15th of December 2019