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Kon-Tiki Museum

  • Bygdøynesvn. 36 Map It
  • Bygdøy

Published 04/05/2016

Fodor's Review

The museum celebrates Norway's most famous 20th-century explorer. Thor Heyerdahl made a voyage in 1947 from Peru to Polynesia on the Kon-Tiki, a balsa raft, to lend weight to his theory that the first Polynesians came from the Americas. His second craft, the Ra II, was used to test his theory that a reed boat could have reached the West Indies before Columbus. The museum also has a film room and artifacts from Peru, Polynesia, and the Easter Islands.

Sight Information

Address:

Bygdøynesvn. 36, Oslo, 0286, Norway

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Phone:

/23–08–67–67

Website: www.kon-tiki.no

Sight Details:

  • NKr 90
  • Mar.–May, Sept., and Oct., daily 10–5; June–Aug., daily 9:30–6; Nov.–Feb., daily 10–4

Published 04/05/2016

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