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The Holocaust Center

Villa Grande Huk Aveny 56 | Ta 30-bussen til "Bygdøhus", Oslo 0287, Norway
+47 22 84 21 00
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The Center for Studies of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities presents a modern exhibition on the Holocaust, focusing especially on the fate of the Norwegian Jews during the Second World War. The exhibition presents images, sounds, film, items and text documents about the genocide of the European Jews, as well as the Nazi State's mass murder and persecution of other groups and minorities. The Center is located in a villa with a garden and has a cafe. Opening hours 10am - 4pm every day.
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Villa Grande Huk Aveny 56 | Ta 30-bussen til "Bygdøhus", Oslo 0287, Norway
+47 22 84 21 00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As an English language speaker this museum only gives you a basic standard understanding of the history of the holocaust. The majority of the museum's texts and videos are in Norwegian. The museum promises it will shine a light on Norwegian culpability in the holocaust....More

Thank Letty T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think he deserves the money you pay, inside because they give you a very good service.There are many interested officials. Cafe is a little expensive that's all

Thank tatiana v
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is in a beautiful building and having been to many holocaust museums I was looking forward to coming here. Unfortunately the majority of the displays/exhibitions are entirely in Norwegian with only a tablet given to read about a select things in English. As...More

Thank Rossyjedu
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very good worth a visit, not for very young children ,but educational for teenagers and adults. Staff speaks very good English, cafeteria we didn't have time to try out. You would need around two to three hours to take it all in,also you are given...More

Thank bjane2005
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a gorgeous old home and could be a fantastic museum. We chose to visit above many other choices, but were quite disappointed with the exhibits. We have been to so many Holocaust museums all over Europe and I truly expected this one to...More

Thank TravelingLily2014
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Although the time I visited was at the height of summer season in July, there were almost no visitors there. The actual materials on display are limited (while photo-image/Norwegian-written descriptive plastic board took place like extensive displays to enhance them) and the tablet guide you...More

Thank R-Yokohama
Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you've not been before, you will be thoroughly impressed with the fluent English spoken in Norway and throughout Scandanavia. However, this place is one exception. MOst of the very powerful exhibits are in Norwegian. They do try to compensate by making tablets available for...More

Thank rangersfans
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I think this had the potential to be my favorite museum in Oslo except for a significant lack of English translation. You get a tablet that provides translations, but it only comes with translations for about 24 of the exhibits, and even most of the...More

Thank nrejebym
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This under advertised museum was not in our guidebook. We saw the sign for it when visiting the Viking Ship Museum. Provided is a detailed look at the status of the Jews of Norway during the Nazi Era. Also examined are Nazi racial policies and...More

Thank ArtFr4
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This museum was well set out, very enlightening as to the involvement of Norway in the Holocaust and the Norwegian Jewish population. It seems like they have heeded earlier comments and provide a tablet with English translations of many blocks of text throughout the museum,...More

Thank SYellin
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