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Oslo Opera House

The Oslo Opera House ( Norwegian: Operahuset) is the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway. The building is situated in the Bjørvika neighborhood of central Oslo, at the head of the Oslofjord. It is operated by Statsbygg, the government agency which manages property for the Norwegian government.

Norwegian National Opera and Ballet

The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet (in Norwegian, Den Norske Opera & Ballett) is the first fully professional company for opera and ballet in Norway. Its seat is the Oslo Opera House. It was founded in 1957. Kirsten Flagstad, the great Norwegian soprano, was its general manager from 1958 to 1960.

Frogner Park

Frogner Park ( Norwegian: Frognerparken) is a public park located in the borough of Frogner in Oslo, Norway, and historically part of Frogner Manor. The manor house is located in the south of the park, and houses the Oslo City Museum. Both the park and the entire borough derive their names from Frogner Manor.

Rail transport in Norway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The main railway network consists of 4087 km of lines, of which 242 km is double track and 60 km high-speed rail (210 km/h). In addition there is 225 km of urban railways, of which 218 km is double track. In addition there are some industrial tracks and minor branch lines and some abandoned and heritage railways.

Bergen Station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bergen Station ( Norwegian: Bergen stasjon) is the main railway station in the city of Bergen, Norway. It is a terminal station on the Bergen Line, and serves trains from Oslo as well as the Bergen Commuter Rail from Arna, Voss and Myrdal.

Nordmarka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The forests are popular sites for hiking, biking and skiing. Winter sport is mostly possible from December until March, in cold winters also until April or the beginning of May in some areas. Most of the forests are protected, and it is not possible to obtain building permits for cabins in the area.

Fram Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Fram Museum is centered principally on the original exploration vessel . The original interior of Fram is intact and visitors can go inside the ship to view it. was commissioned, designed, and built by Scots-Norwegian shipbuilder Colin Archer to specifications provided by Norwegian Arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen, who financed the building of the ship with a combination of grant monies provided by the Norwegian government and private funding in 1891.

Norwegian Maritime Museum

The Norwegian Maritime Museum ( Norwegian: Norsk Maritimt Museum), previously known as the Norsk Sjøfartsmuseum, founded in 1914, is located at Bygdøynesveien on the Bygdøy peninsula, on the western side of Oslo, Norway. The museum's building won an architectural award. Its exhibits on coast culture and maritime history include boat models, fishing, marine archeology, marine paintings, ship building, and shipping.

Norwegian Museum of Cultural History - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Norsk Folkemuseum, the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History at Bygdøy in Oslo, is a museum of cultural history with extensive collections of artifacts from all social groups and all regions of the country. It also incorporates a large open air museum with more than 150 buildings relocated from towns and rural districts.

Bygdøy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bygdøy has several museums, like the Kon-Tiki Museum , which shows all year long the legendary expeditions of Thor Heyerdahl; the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History ( Norsk Folkemuseum); the Viking Ship Museum; the Norwegian Maritime Museum and the ship , used by Roald Amundsen.

Marka, Oslo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Marka is the name of the forested and hilly areas surrounding Oslo, Norway. It includes areas within the municipality of Oslo, but also large areas in Hole, Ringerike, Jevnaker, Lunner, Nittedal, Bærum, Asker, and other municipalities in Oppland and Akershus counties.

Holmenkollen Ski Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Holmenkollen Ski Museum ( Norwegian: Skimuseet i Holmenkollen), located at the base of the Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo, Norway, is the world's oldest ski museum, being founded in 1923.

Korketrekkeren - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Korketrekkeren (direct translation: "The Corkscrew") is a tobogganing track and former bobsleigh and luge track in Oslo, Norway. The tobogganing track runs between Frognerseteren and Midtstuen and is operated as a public venue by the municipality. Return transport to the top of the hill is undertaken by riding the Oslo Metro's Holmenkollen Line.

Oslofjord - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Oslofjord ( Norwegian: Oslofjorden) is an inlet in the south-east of Norway, stretching from an imaginary line between the Torbjørnskjær and Færder lighthouses and down to Langesund in the south to Oslo in the north. It is part of the Skagerrak strait, connecting the North Sea and the Kattegat sea area, which leads to the Baltic Sea.

Vigeland Museum

The Vigeland Museum ( Norwegian: Vigeland-museet, often called Vigelandsmuseet) is a museum in Oslo, Norway. Its history began in 1919 when noted sculptor Gustav Vigeland made an offer to Oslo Municipality to donate his works sometime in the future.

National Gallery (Norway) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

It was established in 1842 following a parliamentary decision from 1836. Originally located in the Royal Palace, Oslo, it got its own museum building in 1882, designed by Heinrich Ernst and Adolf Schirmer. Former names of the museum include Den norske stats sentralmuseum for billedkunst and from 1903 to 1920 Statens Kunstmuseum.

Viking Ship Museum (Oslo)

The Viking Ship Museum (Norwegian: Vikingskipshuset på Bygdøy) is located at Bygdøy in Oslo, Norway. It is part of the Museum of Cultural History of the University of Oslo, and houses archaeological finds from Tune, Gokstad ( Sandefjord), Oseberg ( Tønsberg) and the Borre mound cemetery.

Colosseum Kino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Colosseum Kino in Oslo, Norway is the largest cinema in Northern Europe [citation needed ] and the largest THX cinema in the world. It is distinguished by its large spherical dome.

Norway's Resistance Museum

Norway's Resistance Museum also known as the Norwegian Home Front Museum ( Norwegian: Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum) is a museum located at the Akershus Fortress in Oslo. The museum collection focuses on Norwegian resistance during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany from 1940 to 1945. The museum displays equipment, photos and documents from the war years.

Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Through its collections and exhibits the museum chronicles the development of Norway from an agrarian society to a complex industrial society. The museum contains permanent exhibitions on transport and aviation, Norwegian industrial history, energy and electricity, music machines, the wood and metal industries, oil, gas and plastics, clocks and watches, calculating machines and computers, as well as a science centre.