Norwegian Maritime Museum
|Norwegian Maritime Museum
(Norsk Maritimt Museum)
|Location||Bygdøynesveien, Bygdøy peninsula, Norway|
The Norwegian Maritime Museum (Norwegian: Norsk Maritimt Museum), previously known as the Norsk Sjøfartsmuseum, founded in 1914, is located at Bygdøynesveien on the Bygdøy peninsula, on the western side of Oslo, Norway.
The museum's building won an architectural award. Its exhibits on coast culture and maritime history include boat models, fishing, marine archeology, marine paintings, ship building, and shipping. The video "Maritime Norway" by Ivo Caprino and a library are also a part of the museum experience.
The Arctic ship Gjøa and the Stavanger are on display. Gjøa was the first vessel to transit the Northwest Passage in a 1903-06 expedition of Roald Amundsen. The Stavanger was designed by Colin Archer for the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue, and the three-masted schooner Svanen ("Swan"). Other boats are exhibited in the harbour.
- Gunnar Isachsen
- Kristian Kielland
- Svein Molaug
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