Fram Museum Oslo


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 […]

Breaking news: Endurance found!

After being lost for 107 years, Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance has been found in great condition in the depths of the Weddell Sea. History Hit were part of the Endurance22 expedition, which was funded by the Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust. First on the scene, they could therefore break the news today. BBC also has an […]

A dinner to remember

Here is a quick look at the menu from this past weekends Amundsen Memorial Lecture. The dinner was a recreation of a dinner from 1896, held in honor of Fridtjof Nansen’s return from the Fram expedition. The same music was performed, the same speeches (recreated extremely well by various volunteers from the audience) and the […]

A weekend of interesting lectures

Friday December 3rd and Saturday December 4th saw us glued to our auditorium seats here at the Fram Museum while a series of lectures on polar and historical subjects took place. The following lectures were held: Geir O. Kløver gave an introduction to the upcoming book publication on Roald Amundsen’s correspondence with his brother, Leon. […]

A State Visit Looks in on Fram

Yesterday Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands and Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway, visited us here at the Fram Museum. The purpose of their visit was a round table discussion with young representatives from Arctic Frontiers on the topics of pathways to future Arctic societies, environmental issues […]

The Roald Amundsen Memorial Lectures 2021

It’s that time of year again where we invite you to join us for two days of polar lectures, cinema and fine dining. This year the lectures will be held on Friday December 3rd and Saturday December 4th, here at the Fram Museum in Oslo. Please download the programme for details. Booking can be done […]

We are open

Please note the following COVID-restrictions. Framheim Café is closed, mineral water is available in the reception. Our cinema showing the introduction film is temporarily closed because the use of shared headsets. Our digital translation screens are shut off, to reduce common touch-points. Here´s the link to our brand new ticket site: Opening hours and […]