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The Ibsen Museum

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Address: Henrik Ibsens gate 26, Oslo 0255, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 55 20 09
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11:00 - 16:00
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Thu 11:00 - 18:00
Fri - Wed 11:00 - 16:00
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Museum/exhibiton in the apartment of the world famous author.

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Great Museum

The place where Henrik Ibsen lived in his last eleven years of his life. The rooms where restored using Ibsen furniture and other contemporary pieces. Nice exhibition with his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place where Henrik Ibsen lived in his last eleven years of his life. The rooms where restored using Ibsen furniture and other contemporary pieces. Nice exhibition with his plays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We followed the Ibsen path from The Grand hotel to arrive after about 20 minutes stroll. The museum was fascinating with many Ibsen tit-bits. The best bit, however was Ibsen's apartment. We were fortunate to have a private viewing with an extremely knowledgable guide. This museum comes highly recommended

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Southampton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

It was in an apartment upstairs in this building that Ibsen spent the last 11 years of his life. His desk is here and so is the room/bed in which he died. The rooms were restored using Ibsen's furniture plus other comtemporary pieces. There is a good exhibition on the first floor featuring Ibsen's plays and ideas. He had always... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

For People interested in Henrik Ibsens drama, visit his appartment he lived in his last years after 27 years overeas is a must. People in Norway with great culture enthusiasts stood back this remarkable rescue.

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Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Henrik Ibsen, the great playwright, loved medals and looking good in public. His wife, Suzannah, was supremely disinterested in interior decoration, she preferred to sit quietly and read. So Ibsen decorated the latest of the couple´s homes (they lived in Italy and Germany for some 2years, that´s where he wrote most of his plays - Ibsen could´t stand Norway) with... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I must admit I am not overly familiar with Ibsen's work, but during my visit to Oslo it became apparent that he is a national treasure so I decided to pay a visit. The museum itself is quite small and unremarkable. What made the visit worthwhile though was the guided tour through Ibsen's apartment which is above the museum. I... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

My friend wanted to go here so I went along. I was pleasantly surprised at the entire place. We were the only ones there during our time there (other than a few people in gift shop.) The tour guide was very informative.

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Fareham, Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Lots to see just a hop and step from the Parliament building and you can also see his apartment at certain times. Alas, I had an appointment elsewhere but will return

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had a guided tour of Ibsen's apartment which was helpful in trying to understand more about the man. The exhibition was interesting but the film which had a Norwegian commentary with Norwegian subtitles and an English version voiced by Simon Callow. It would have been more sensible to show a Norwegian version with English subtitles and an English version... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Went in because we'd heard lots about Ibsen, the museum itself is rather random, and laid out strangely. We weren't entirely sure who he was from the things on show.... But if you have a bit of prior knowledge then I think it would be more interesting. But as it was on the Oslo Pass.... You can't really lose!

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