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Norwegian Olympic Museum

Maihaugvegen 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
+47 61 28 89 00
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If you enjoy the Winter Olympics, this is the museum for you.

This is not a large museum, but all the displays are well thought out and connect you to the 1994... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tony G
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San Antonio, Texas
Small, but very well done.

Considering how big of a deal the Olympics are, I was surprised at how small this museum was. That... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Michael M
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Lebanon, Oregon
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The Norwegian Olympic Museum is located in Lillehammer, the town of the 1994 Olympic Winter Games. The Norwegian Olympic Museum provides the Olympic history and let you relive the spirit of the Lillehammer Olympics in 1994 and the Olympics in Oslo in 1952. The brand new museum is an interactive and modern museum. Welcome to Norways most sporty museum!
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  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Maihaugvegen 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is not a large museum, but all the displays are well thought out and connect you to the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, as well as the general history of the Olympics and the success of many Norwegian athletes over the years. There is...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Considering how big of a deal the Olympics are, I was surprised at how small this museum was. That being said they did a great job with it. They explore of course the Lillehamer Olympics but also Olympic history and the most recent games in...More

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Siv672014, Sales -and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it. Inside the movie theatre in the museum you can pick a movie about the Olympics at Lillehamemr in -94 and also one from Oslo-52. The screens around the...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I enjoyed this little museum of Olympic history immensely. It was absolutely worth the price of admission. You can get a pretty comprehensive visit in within 2-3 hours. The museum focuses on the history of the modern Olympics, with focus on the winter games hosted...More

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Siv672014, Sales -and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed all these aspects of it. Regarding the transportation there should be a bus going from the Railway station and up here. Sorry that you missed this. We hope to...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

You need a couple of hours to see all exhibits. It walks you through olympic history nicely. The main focus for part of the exhibit is Norewegian olympic sucess which if you are not Norwegian is ok but not so interesting, if they add some...More

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Siv672014, Sales -and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it. The emphasis on the wxhibition is, as you say, the two Norwegian Olympics. On the screens around the museum you will, however, also find a lot of information...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

What a interesting museum! I came here today with my Norwegian friend who I am staying with, we both loved it! I really liked the fact the script and films were all in English too so informative. I especially liked reading about the Norwegian Olympians,...More

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Siv672014, Sales -and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it and found a lot of information on the Olympic history! Thank you for recommending it to you friends. We hope to see you again some time! Best regards...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The olympic museum, is a great little museum dedicated to the Olympic Games, primarily from a Norwegian perspective. It has a large section about the 1994 games in Lillehammer, but also a decent selection of things and memorabilia from other games. Definitely worth a visit...More

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Siv672014, Sales -and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it and found a lot of information on the Olympic history! We hope to see you again some time! Best regards from The Norwegian Olympic Museum.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We loved it once we managed to find it (we skied there). We'd visited the previous version about 10 years ago and enjoyed that but this is a step up. It's clearly had big investment and they've used good exhibition designers. Text on panels in...More

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Siv672014, Sales -and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it and found a lot of information on the Olympic history! Happy to hear that you enjoyed the multi-media elements and the biathlon simulator. We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This museum is small but totally worth the visit. The history and stories told throughout the site are quite interesting, and it is neat to see both legendary athletes and new athlete stories side by side. A beautiful dedication to the Olympics in Norway and...More

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Siv672014, Sales -and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it and found a lot of information on the Olympic history! We hope to see you again some time! Best regards from The Norwegian Olympic Museum.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The museum gives a good overview of the Olympic games from the beginning up to the present day. Boosts the national feeling!

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Siv672014, Sales- and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Your stay! Welcome back some time. Best regards from The Norwegian Olympic Museum.

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Beautiful smaller museum that showcases the 1994 Winter Games held in Lillehammer. They put together a great timepiece to show the history of the Games, with of course, highlights on their games. Highly recommended to see if you are in this small Norwegian gem of...More

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Siv672014, Sales- andm arketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are glad to hear enjoyed Your stay! It is, as you write, a museum With both a historical aspect and With focus on the Norwegian games in 1952 and 1994. Welcome back some time. Best regards...More

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