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Opening hours

Collett's house (Zoological museum)
Zoological and geological exhibitions

All days: 10–17

Botanical garden
All days: 07–21

Palm house og Victoria house
All days: 10–21

Practical information

Understanding Nature

Nature's diversity is the object of the research at NHM. From Norway's largest natural history collections, we aim for a deeper understanding of how long time evolutionary and geological processes have shaped our world. Our National Centre of Biosystematics is internationally renowned. The Arctic is a main area of interest.

About the collections

The Natural History Museum does research on biological and geological diversity and the evolutionary processes involved in creating this diversity. The scientific collections constitutes the basis for our research and are the most comprehensive in Norway comprising a total of 6.2 million objects. 

Visit our collection portal online and search our databases