The Munch Museum
Munch Museum is an art museum in Oslo dedicated to the life and works of the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch.
January - May & September - December: Tues., Wed. & Fri. 10-16, Thurs. 10-20, Sat. 10-16, Sun 10-17. Mon. closed
June, July & August: Open all days: 10-18
The museum is closed 9-19 January and 16-26 April 2012 due to change of exhibition. The museum shop and café are open (Except Monday).
The museum is closed 1 May and 17 May
Edvard Munch's art is the most significant Norwegian contribution to the history of art, and he is the only Norwegian artist who has exercised a decisive influence on European art trends, above all as a pioneer of Expressionism in Germany and the Nordic countries.
The Munch Museum opened in 1963 and was purpose-built to house this unique collection of approximately 1100 paintings, 4500 drawings and 18 000 prints. Major works will always be on display in the museum. The selection is changed regularly.The museum's programme also comprises film screenings, audioguides, concerts, guided tours and lectures.
The museum has a shop with catalogues and souvenirs and a café that serves salads, pastries, sandwiches etc. The museum's library houses literature on Edvard Munch and other artists.
- Street: Toyengata 53
- Postcode: 0578
- City: Oslo
- Tel: +47 23 49 35 00
- Fax: + 47 23 49 35 01