Our exhibits include a wide array of maritime topics, such as the technical conventions of sea transport in "The ship," the life and destiny of sailors at sea through history in "At sea!" and our interactive experience centre in "Norway is the sea."
Visit our gallery with maritime art with pieces by famous artists such as Christian Krohg, Hans Gude and Axel Revold. Maritime paintings such as these have long held an important role in the Norwegian art community.
A selection of the museum’s unique collection of Norwegian traditional boats is exhibited in the central hall.
‘The highway of the seas’ and ‘Norway is the sea’
Closed from January 2020
In September 2020 the museum will open a new exhibition for children and youth: On the importance of the ocean and the threats from plastic pollution.