Norsk Hjem Front Museet, Oslo

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    Norwegian Resistance Museum - The Nazi occupation.

    by Regina1965 Updated Jun 11, 2012

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    This museum at Akerhus festning shows 5 years of Nazi occupation in Norway. I was overwhelmed with emotions. I hadn´t know exactly what kind of a museum I was visiting. I had bought the Oslo pass and wanted to see as many museums as I could and when visiting Akerhuse festning I decided on popping into Norges Hjemmefront museum as well, as it is by the castle.

    It is a very well made museum indeed, but going down to the lower floor made me just want to get out and get some fresh air. And I guess most of us would react in the same way. I was going to visit The Holocaust center in Bygdöy, but backed out.

    When you enter the museum there are a lot of newspaper covers on the occupation. Then you enter a room with a whole bunch of rifles being pointed at you - and can watch a film on Quisling´s betrayal.

    The Eidsvoll building is shown behind bars to symbolise the setting aside of law and order. The Constitution was drafted at Eidsvoll in 1814 and the national day 17th of May is called Constitution day referring to the Eidsvoll Constitution.

    There are photos of 3 Norwegians who were executed by the Nazis. And so many artefacts from the war, photos and sound recordings. And a section on how the Jews were treated. It won´t leave anybody untouched. It made me angry seeing how the peaceful nation of Norway was attacked like this. Iceland got a narrow escape, the British arrived just in the nick of time and occupied us - and that was a totally different occupation than the Nazi occupation in Norway.

    Opening hours: summer time 10-17, Sundays 11-17. Winter time weekdays 10-16 and weekends 11-16.

    Admittance fee: NOK 50

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    Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum (Resistance Museum)

    by gordonilla Written Jun 28, 2005

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    Memorial at Entrance

    Fives years of german Occupation from invasion to liberation is depicted here - clever use of images, documents, posters, artifacts, models, original newspapers and sound recordings.

    This is an excellent place to visit, see who Quisling was....serious but interesting stuff.

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    Remember the WW II Heroes!!!

    by Roeffie Updated Sep 16, 2003

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    Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum

    Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum

    This museum is situated at the grounds of Åkershus Festning. It gives you a good view on how the Norwegian people lived during World War II. How they fought against their occupants. Really interesting!!

    Opening Hours

    The Museum is open to the public:
    1. October 14. April
    Weekdays: 10.00 - 15.00 hrs.
    Sat-Sun: 11.00 - 16.00 hrs.
    15. April 14. June
    Weekdays: 10.00 - 16.00 hrs.
    Saturday: 10.00 - 16.00 hrs.
    Sunday: 11.00 - 16.00 hrs.
    June 31. August
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10.00 - 17.00 hrs.
    Tuesday, Thursday: 10.00 - 18.00 hrs.
    Saturday: 10.00 - 16.00 hrs.
    Sunday: 11.00 - 17.00 hrs.
    eptember 30.September
    Weekdays: 10.00 - 16.00 hrs.
    Saturday: 10.00 - 16.00 hrs.
    Sunday: 11.00 - 16.00 hrs.

    Admission
    Adults NOK 30.00
    Children NOK 15.00

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