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Only open on Sunday’s and a short train ride outside town but totally worth the effort. Magical and surreal place. No phots from inside as it’s too dark and outside only tints of what lies inside. We went straight after to see his brothers work...More
...today we visited the tomb/masouleum of Emanuel Vigeland, Gustav Vigeland less famous brother #emanuelvigelandmuseum. I can promise you it was worth the visit. You can tell that he worked 21 years with the paintings, walls and roof all covered with erotic naked bodies...More
Emanuel Vigeland grew up under the shadow of his big brother, the more famous artist Gustav Vigeland. He was also haunted by his own shadows and demons. He put his madness, skill and talent in creating his own mausoleum that is now open to the...More
An unusual place in such a residential area. Just take bus 46 from Majorstuen to grimelundsveien.
The paintings are amazing, and interesting more and more reveals utself when your eyes adjust to the darkness. Very special experience.
Children should not be allowed inside. Yiu are...More
I’ve been around.
NEVER have i’ve had a museum experience like this.
Dark ? Yes. (be patient)
I have visited the place 4-5 times.
Everytime it gives you something new.
It takes me a full 45-50 minutes to recognize all the details.
So please -...More
This place was a huge surprise. I was brought here by my father and I had no idea what to expect! When you get on the inside of the mausoleum, it is dark as in a coffin. The echo from the heavy entrance door bounces...More
My first visit was a thrill... not only the paintings itself (it`s demonic and massive and...) but also the ambience in the room... a darkness that surrounds u that becomes lighter when getting used to it, sucks u into the world of Vigeland that is...More
Open only Sundays from 12-4 in the afternoon and located in an upscale residential neighborhood away from downtown, the planning and effort required of a tourist to see this unique artistic experience is worth it. Emanuel Vigeland's ashes are held in this mausoleum that he...More
The museum is open to the public on Sundays
Summer (15 May - 15 September), Sundays 12 noon - 5 pm
Winter (16 September - 14 May), Sundays 12 noon - 4 pm
Admission costs NOK 50 per adult, children under 12 are free