Address: Bygdoynesveien 36
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) is one of history's most famous scientists, adventurers and champions of the environment. The Kon-Tiki Museum houses original boats and exhibits from Thor Heyerdahl¢s world famous expeditions. The museum is home to permanent exhibitions about: Ra, Tigris, Fatu-Hiva, Kon-Tiki, and Easter Island. It has a separate area for short-term exhibitions, as well as a 30 metre cave tour and an underwater exhibition containing a life-size 10-metre whale shark.
The museum also has a cinema and souvenir shop. The museum is open year round and has special offers for groups in the evenings. Competition for children and young people with great prizes.By visiting the Kon-Tiki Museum you can learn more about Thor Heyerdahl's most famous expeditions: the Fatu-Hiva expedition (1937-38), the Galapagos expedition (1952-53), the Kon-Tiki expedition (1947), the expeditions to Easter Island (1955-56 and 1986-88), the Ra expeditions (1969 and 1970), the Tigris expedition (1977-78), and the archaeological excavations in Túcume, Peru (1988-93). Welcome to the Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo.
Watch a Panorama view
Opening hours 2009
01.01 - 28.02: 10.30 - 15.30
01.03 - 31.03: 10.30 - 16.00
01.04 - 31.05: 10.00 - 17.00
01.06 - 31.08: 09.30 - 17.30
01.09 - 30.09: 10.00 - 17.00
01.10 - 31.10: 10.30 - 16.00
01.11 - 31.12: 10.30 - 15.30
Allso possible for guidet tours in opening hours and after closing hours see Kon-Tiki Events
Closed: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year¢s Eve, New Year¢s Day, 17th of May
Ticket prices 2009
Adults NOK 60
Children NOK 25
Families NOK 140
Students/Senior Citizens NOK 40
*Groups pr. person NOK 40 (minimum 15 pax) Pupils on school trips (Up- 18 years) NOK 20
*For great volume special prices occur.
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