Fram Museum Oslo


The Fram Museum is open during the holidays! 🎄

The Fram Museum is open every day of the year, and of course that includes christmas and new years! So whether you`re visiting to experience the exciting polar history, or getting some shopping done, you`re very welcome to the museum, every day 10-17!🎄

The “race” to the South Pole

Today we commemorate Roald Amundsen’s achievement of being first to the South Pole and also remember the tragic fate that befell Robert Falcon Scott and his men. This animated video gives a great stage by stage overview of the two expeditions’ struggle towards the farthest south in the world and back. Animation by Sarner.

World Antarctica day, December 1st

The World Antarctica day takes place every year and celebrates Antarctica and the day when the Antarctic Treaty was signed in 1959. Here are some photos of Carsten Borchgrevink’s hut at Cape Adare, built in 1899, -the oldest staning structure in Antarctica.

The 2022 Amundsen Memorial Lectures

were held this weekend and it was a great success! 130 guest enjoyed two days of polar themed lectures, a movie, a field trip and an 8-course dinner, recreating the 1906 dinner held in Roald Amundsen’s honor after his return from having conquered the Northwest Passage.

New Daily Mail Article: The Arctic lost to time: Amazing archive photos chart a daring 19th-century attempt to reach the North Pole

The Nansen Photographs and the first Fram expedition are featured in a new article in the Daily Mail. Have a read by clicking the link below to get a sneak peek at the book, then head on over to our webshop to purchase the book yourself!

Polar ceramics exhibition

And now for something completely different: Now open! – A polar ceramics exhibition featuring the artworks of Theodor Friestad. The different pieces range from pots and urns to small fountains and large and small arctic animals. Originally the works were intended for display at a major international polar exhibition in Bergen in 1940, but then […]

Roald Amundsen Memorial Lectures 2022

TICKETS TO THIS YEARS LECTURES ARE NOW UNFORTUNATELY SOLD OUT We are pleased to announce that booking for this years Amundsen Memorial Lectures are now open. The lectures are an annual event here at the Fram Museum and consist of two days of lectures, a movie in our cinema, a field trip (optional, limited seats) […]

Amundsen 150

Our outdoor exhibition to commemorate the 150th birthday of polar explorer Roald Amundsen is currently open and free for all to see right next to the City Hall in Oslo. The exhibition tells the story of Amundsens life, expeditions and his relationship to Oslo. It features stunning photographs from his expeditions and the city around […]