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Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art - Things to Know Before Visiting

Strandpromenaden 2, 0252 Oslo, Norway


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About Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art

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.

Attractions Near Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art

Astrup Fearnley Museum
Astrup Fearnley Museum0km from Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art

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

Tjuvholmen Sculpture Park
Tjuvholmen Sculpture Park0.06km from Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art

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.

Christian Radich
Christian Radich0.7km from Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art

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
Nobel Peace Center0.73km from Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art

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.

Akershus Fortress
Akershus Fortress0.87km from Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art

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.

The Queen Sonja Art Stable
The Queen Sonja Art Stable1.04km from Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art

The Queen Sonja Art Stable shows art and artefacts from The Royal Art Collection in the old stables behind The Royal Palace. Changing exhibitions present both Norwegian contemporary art and older works from the collection.

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Capital and most populous city of Norway. Oslo is the economic and governmental centre of Norway. The city is also a hub of Norwegian trade, banking, industry and shipping.