Information in English

Norway’s Resistance Museum aims to give an authentic presentation of the German occupation during World War II. From prelude, through invasion and resistance, to liberation and peace, the museum gives a thorough view of important events and themes using sound, pictures, texts, authentic objects and lifelike models.

The Resistance Museum is located in a building from the 17th century on the grounds of Akershus Fortress, adjoining the memorial for Norwegian patriots executed during the war.

 Norwegian name: Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum

Opening hours:


All days: 10.00 – 16.00


All days: 10.00 – 17.00

Closed: Good Friday, Easter Eve, Easter Sunday, 24-26 December, 31 December and 1 January.


Adults 100,00

Children 40,00

Students 60.00

Seniors 60,00

Family (2 adults + children) 250,00

Groups (min. 10 pers.) 60,00 

Free entrance with the Oslo Pass

Free entrance to military personnel

Contact information: Phone + 47 23 09 32 80/ +47 23 09 31 38 e-mail:

Shutdown due to Covid-19

With the announcement of the new Covid-19 regulations from the local authorities in the Oslo district on Friday 6 November 2020, the Armed Forces has for the time being decided to close the cultural and museum institutions at Akershus Fortress.

Reopening on July 1th

Finally, on July 1th 2020, after three and a half months of a corona-closure, The Norway’s Resistance Museum reopens the exhibitions. We have so far set a ceiling of 30 guests at a time in the showrooms, and besides made some minor adjustments to the entry and exit lines to ensure the infection protection for our guests. From July 1st until August 31st, the museum is open every day from 10am to 5pm. We wish all our guests a pleasant and interesting experience.