Thor Heyerdahl is one of history’s most famous explorers. In 1947 he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-Tiki. This was his first expedition to be captured on film, and was later awarded Academy Award for best documentary in 1951. He later completed similar achievements with the reed…
Thor Heyerdahlwas a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer. Kon-Tiki demonstrated that it was possible for a primitive raft to sail the Pacific.
Museum focusing on the expeditons carried out by Thor Heyerdahl, one of the great explorers of our time
“You can see an viking ships and learn more about their art, culture and traditions. Also they show some multimedia pieces in the Museum. Catch the bus close to the property from Bygdøy Alle to Bygdøy and get off by the Museum stop. ”
“An amazing museum in Bygdøy peninsula hosting the Fram ship. Norway has a close relationship to the Arctic, and Fram ship made it possible for Norwegian explorers to venture both to the extreme north and extreme south of the globe, making Norway one of the first nations to properly explore both these areas. ”
“Would highly recommend island hopping on the local ferry to the islands just off shore where there are lovely houses to walk through and the ruins of a monastery. Ex boat out there and bus back.”
“The royal palace is located in the middle of the city center. It is sorounded by a nice park. ”
“Oslo’s Marina is filled with stores, cafes, bars and everything from TGI Friday’s to high-end restaurants. There’s even areas for swimming and museums (Astrup Fearnleys). An absolute must - especially in the summer time. ”