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Attractions to explore near Gressholmen

Gressholmen
GressholmenGressholmen, Oslo, Norway

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An islet located south of central Oslo. A place where you can have picnics, kayak and swim.

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Lindøya
Lindøya0.93 KMs away from Gressholmen

Lindøya is a small island located in the Oslofjord, just south of central Oslo. Administratively it belongs to the borough of Gamle Oslo. The island is connected to Oslo by means of two boat routes: line 92 which dock on the western side of the island, and line 93 which dock on the eastern side. Service is year-round although very limited during the winter season.

Bleikøya
Bleikøya1.22 KMs away from Gressholmen

A beautiful island that was located in the heart of Oslo. From the late 19th century a sanatorium for children suffering from scrofula was located on the island. A beautiful place to spend some leisure time.

Langøyene
Langøyene1.42 KMs away from Gressholmen

Langøyene is an island in Bunnefjorden in the inner part of Oslofjord, in the municipality of Nesodden in Akershus, Norway. It is owned by the municipality of Oslo. Langøyene was originally two islands, Nordre Langøy and Søndre Langøy. The islands were bought by the municipality of Kristiania in 1902, and the strait between the two islands has been filled with garbage deposits.

Hovedøya
Hovedøya1.49 KMs away from Gressholmen

Hovedøya is one of several small islands off the coast of Oslo, Norway in the Oslofjord. The island is quite small, no more than 800 meters across in any direction, the total area is 0,4 square kilometres. It is well known for its lush and green nature, with a wide variety of trees, bushes, and flowers. For many, many years there was a military base on the island.

Nakholmen
Nakholmen1.65 KMs away from Gressholmen

Nakholmen is an uninhabited island in the inner part of Oslofjord, in the municipality of Oslo. It is located west of Lindøya and southeast of Bygdøy. The island has more than 180-weekend cottages. The first element is nakke - the last element is the finite form of holme. The name is referring to a rock formation on the islet.

Norwegian Maritime Museum
Norwegian Maritime Museum2.37 KMs away from Gressholmen

The Norwegian Maritime Museum is situated near several other museums, including the Fram Museum; the Kon-Tiki Museum; the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History; and the Viking Ship Museum. The Norwegian Maritime Museum is operated in conjunction with the Norwegian Folk Museum. Its exhibits including shipbuilding, boat models, fishing, marine archeology, and shipping. he museum also displays a collection of more than 40 maritime paintings by notable artists.

The Fram Museum
The Fram Museum2.40 KMs away from Gressholmen

At the Fram Museum you can come on board the ship and see how the crew and their dogs managed to survive in the coldest and most dangerous places on earth - the Arctic and the Antarctic. This Museum also has a polar simulator where you can experience the cold and the dangers of polar expeditions more than 100 years ago.

Tjuvholmen Sculpture Park
Tjuvholmen Sculpture Park2.43 KMs away from Gressholmen

Tjuvholmen skulpturpark is a sculpture park in the Tjuvholmen neighborhood of Frogner borough in Oslo, Norway. It is close to Aker Brygge. The art museum was designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, who also designed the sculpture park. The park's concept was developed in conjunction with the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

Kon-Tiki Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum2.46 KMs away from Gressholmen

A great place to experience original vessels and up-to-date exhibits on Heyerdahl’s expeditions, including Kon-Tiki, Ra, Tigris, Easter Island, Fatu-Hiva, Tùcume, Galapagos, a 30-meter cave tour, an underwater exhibit with a 10-meter model of a whale shark, Thor Heyerdahl’s library, Thor Heyerdahl the person, and Tiki pop culture.

Astrup Fearnley Museum
Astrup Fearnley Museum2.49 KMs away from Gressholmen

Contemporary art museum with a swimming pool and great views of Oslo harbor.

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art2.49 KMs away from Gressholmen

A beautiful museum that has a large collection of modern and contemporary art counted among the most significant of its kind in Northern Europe. The museum complements works from the permanent collection by rotating exhibitions with internationally renowned artists. The building is designed by the renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano. It is made up of three pavilions that reside under one distinctive glass roof, which is shaped like a sail.

Ringnes Park Museum, EKEBERG
Ringnes Park Museum, EKEBERG2.70 KMs away from Gressholmen

A park with amazing views of Oslo and thought-provoking sculptures.

Huk strand
Huk strand2.73 KMs away from Gressholmen

Beaches on the Bygdøy peninsula with big crowds on sunny summer days. Snack bar opens in summer. The area is used for outdoor recreation all year round and is a very popular place to go for a walk, a run, or a bicycle trip.

Christian Radich
Christian Radich2.73 KMs away from Gressholmen

The beautiful old sailing ship found at Akershusutstikkeren below Akershus Fortress when it is not out on the sea. Christian Radich is not open to the public but can be opened on request for small groups. The ship is available for charter tours and short cruises for schools and other groups in spring and autumn. In summer the ship participates in Tall Ships Races.

Akershus Fortress
Akershus Fortress2.74 KMs away from Gressholmen

Akershus Fortress is a medieval castle situated in Oslo city center. Throughout its history, it has had great strategic and symbolic value for Oslo and Norway. Akershus Fortress is still a military area. The castle was modernized under King Christian IV (1588-1648) and converted into a Renaissance castle and royal residence. Now it is open daily to the public.

Ekebergparken Sculpture Park
Ekebergparken Sculpture Park2.83 KMs away from Gressholmen

A beautiful park that combines its long history, beautiful nature, stunning views, and impressive sculptures in a unique way. The artworks that are spread around the whole park are internationally renowned artists like Louise Bourgeois, James Turrell, Dan Graham, Sarah Lucas, Damien Hirst, and Roni Horn. There are also traces of Oslo’s long and diverse history in the park, from rock carvings and ruins from the stone age to cemetery's that date back to 900-400 BC.

Viking Ship Museum
Viking Ship Museum3.03 KMs away from Gressholmen

This is a great museum where the world's best-preserved Viking ships and finds from Viking tombs around the Oslo Fjord. It exhibits the Gokstad, Oseberg, and Tune ships, plus small boats, sledges, a beautiful cart, tools, textiles, and household utensils. It is one of the key attractions in Oslo.

Nobel Peace Center
Nobel Peace Center3.07 KMs away from Gressholmen

Located in the old Western Railway Station near Oslo city hall and the harbor. At the Nobel Peace Center, you can experience and learn about the remarkable Nobel Peace Prize laureates, the history of the Peace Prize, and Alfred Nobel. The installation The Peace Prize Laureates is filled with information, photos, texts, videos, and animations about the laureates’ lives and work.

Oslo Opera House
Oslo Opera House3.15 KMs away from Gressholmen

Home of the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway. The angled exterior surfaces of the building are covered with marble from Carrara, Italy and white granite and make it appear to rise from the water.

The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History3.16 KMs away from Gressholmen

Norsk Folkemuseum, at Bygdøy, Oslo, Norway, is a museum of cultural history with extensive collections of artifacts from all social groups and all regions of the country. It also incorporates a large open-air museum with more than 150 buildings, relocated from towns and rural districts.