Tours of the museum

The Norwegian Maritime Museum offers a variety of educational tours of our exhibitions. Offers vary by season and exhibit availability. Tours of the museum can be personalized to focus on special interests upon request. Contact us to discuss how we can create a unique maritime experience for your group.


Contact us for availability and for tayloring your group visit. Guided tours and activities must be booked at least two weeks prior to your visit.

Practical information

The museum building is handicap accessible. However, please let us know if anyone in your group will require any special assistance. The more we know ahead of time, the better we can help you plan your visit.

Payment methods
We accept cash, credit/debit or by invoice.

For payment by invoice, please make sure you supply us with the correct billing address when booking your tour. A 50 NOK administrative charge will be added to your bill.

Please check in at our visiting centre on arrival. Our museum guides will meet groups by the counter.

Food and drinks
For large groups, please let us know if you would like to eat lunch in our café when you book your visit. It is possible to pre-order lunch as well as welcome-drinks ahead of your visit to the museum.

TransportationThe Norwegian Maritime Museum is located at the far end of the Bygdøy peninsula (Bygdøynesveien 37). Take bus number 30 and get off at the BYGDØYNES stop outside the Kon-Tiki museum. For groups arriving with a chartered bus, there is a dedicated parking lot for busses right next to the museum. During the summer season (17 March – 15 October), you may also take the museum ferry no. 91 from the city hall (Rådhusplassen) to Bygdøynes.