Astrup Fearnley Museum - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Astrup Fearnley Museum
Contemporary art museum with a swimming pool and great views of Oslo harbor.
Attractions Near Astrup Fearnley Museum
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art
0km from Astrup Fearnley Museum
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.
Tjuvholmen Sculpture Park
0.06km from Astrup Fearnley Museum
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.
0.7km from Astrup Fearnley Museum
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.
Nobel Peace Center
0.73km from Astrup Fearnley Museum
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.
0.87km from Astrup Fearnley Museum
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.
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What Visitors Say About Astrup Fearnley Museum
This is a privately owned contemporary art gallery in a nice building overlooking the waterfront of Oslo. It has collections from both Norwegian and international artists and hosts six or seven temporary exhibitions each year. The unique feature of this museum is outdoor showers, in case someone jumps from their garden into the sea.
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