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Norway's Resistance Museum (Norges Hjemmefront Museum)

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Address: Bygning 21 | Festning, Oslo 0015, Norway
Phone Number: +47 23 09 32 80
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Interesting history lesson

I learned a lot from this museum. A great history lesson. It is located on the Festning close to other museums and sights and easily accessable. Not a big museum, but very well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I learned a lot from this museum. A great history lesson. It is located on the Festning close to other museums and sights and easily accessable. Not a big museum, but very well done. If you like WW2 history you will like this.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went he when researching for a short film about the resistance. Very informative and an interesting insight in Norwegian history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Did you know the Nazis had control of Norway for five long years? Most folks don't -- that's why this museum is so important.

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Aldbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we only had 45 minutes and could easily have spent twice that... well laid out, lots of English for non-Norwegian speakers... a sobering reminder of a time not that long ago

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Norway's Resistance Museum is housed in a 17th century building known as the "Double Battery" which is located within the grounds of Akershus Fortress. The museum takes a chronological approach through 5 years of German Occupation from 1940-1945.The display deals with a range of aspects of the occupation.There are numerous photos, letters, messages, posters, secret documents ,memorabilia, and equipment like... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is hosted inside the Akershus fortress. The museum shows aspects of the German occupation of Norway in the second world war and how the resistance fought to get rid of it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Housed within the Fortress walls, this museum is not to miss. It tells the story of the Nazi occupation of Norway in WWII and how the home resistance fought off the Nazis. A special point about this museum is the focus on the Norwegians being proud of their culture and heritage throughout the occupation. There is lots of information in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really good museum located within the fortress by the harbour and easy to access. Price is reasonable. Takes about an hour to get around and see everything. Lots of very unique insights to the war and shows how much the populace completely rejected the invasion but also the sheer force of the German Reich that needed to be stopped.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is one of the minor museums, but the house is packed with details from pre ww1 and up. Located very near other museums in the area makes it an easy pick

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum sheds light on the role of the Resistance during German occupation of Norway. Apparently there were 400,000 troops in Norway at one stage as Hitler thought the second front would be launched there (n fact it was North Africa). We were intrigued by the methods by which clandestine radios were concealed and diguised.

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