Practical information about group visits
GUIDED TOURS SCHEDULE
Guided tours are offered at set times and must be booked in advance. During the school year tours can be booked at 9:30 – 11:00, 11:00 – 12:30 or 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.. During the summer months the schedule for tours change to 11:00 – 12:30, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. due to our summer opening hours. More information about the content of the tours can be found from the educational program’s main page.
The guided tours start on schedule, so we advice you arrive in due time. We have a cloak room for your outerwear and the visit is payed for on arrival, so make sure you have time for this before the tour starts. Visit duration 90 minutes.
PRICES AND PAYMENT
If booked in advance, the group tour cost is 40 NOK per person, for both adults and children/students. Payment is due upon arrival, we accept cash and card payments. If you wish to pay by invoice, it is important that you bring with you a document of requisition and you need to deliver it to us upon arrival. For group bookings we prefer that you pay collectively.
Free entry for children under the age of 2.
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS PER TOUR
Groups of more than 30 people need to book several appointments, as we only have one guide available per tour. Smaller groups can be merged with other smaller groups for the same guided tour.
In our large garden you will find benches and tables under a tent roof, where you can eat your packed lunch. For cold and rainy days we open up a little cabin whith chairs and tables. There is no area inside the museum for eating. Packed lunches must be eaten before or after the tour.
In the museum shop you will find a coffee machine with the options of tea, coffee or hot chocolate. We also sell ice cream.
Bookings are binding and cancellations must be made at least one week in advance. Other rules apply in case of illness. Cancellations can be made by sending us an E-mail or calling us at 22 69 17 77. Please note that we are usually only available during the museum’s opening hours. If you fail to give notice and don’t show up for your appointment, you will be charged a fee. Groups of up to 20 people will be billed a 500 NOK no-show fee. Groups of 20-40 people are billed a 700 NOK no-show fee.
Visitors are not allowed to photograph or record inside the exhibitions. Big purses, bags and backpacks are not allowed inside the exhibitions. Neither is food and drinks, animals, umbrellas, knives, scissors or other sharp objects. It is unfortunately not possible to bring strollers into the museum – we recommend you bring a baby carrier.
HOW TO FIND US
Our address is Lille Frøens vei 4, 0371 Oslo. Nearest station is Frøen, line 1 (metro) or 46 (bus). From Majorstuen station it’s approximately a 10 minutes walk. When you can spot the house with the golden dome, you are on the right track.