Thor Heyerdahl and The Kon-Tiki Museum

Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on Kon-Tiki in 1947. He followed this up with spectacular expeditions. At The Kon-Tiki Museu...
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Opening hours

Nov - Feb: 1000 - 1600
Mar - May: 1000 - 1700
Jun - Aug: 0930 - 1800
Sep - Oct: 1000 - 1700

24,25,31. dec. 1. jan. 17. may

NOK 100,-
Children 6-15 yrs   NOK 40,-
Family*   NOK 200,-
Groups** pr.pers   NOK 60,-
Student/seniors   NOK 60,-

* 2 adults and up to 5 children
** minimum of 10 persons

The Museum are closed on:
24th December
25th December
31th December
1st January
17th May

same opening hours and prices in 2015.

Up to 10 pupils pr.pers   
NOK 30,-
Group ut to 30 pupils
  NOK 400,-
Group ut to 50 pupils   NOK 500,-
Lecture for groups   NOK 100,-


The Museum are closed on:
24th December
25th December
31th December
1st January
17th May

Permanent exhibitions


From 1988 to 1992, Thor Heyerdahl conducted archaeological excavations in Túcume in Northern Peru. read more.


In 1970 Thor Heyerdahl and his crew crossed the Atlantic Ocean on the reed boat Ra II... read more.

Thor Heyerdahl in person

New exhibition from 5 October 2014 presenting lesser known sides to Thor Heyerdahl. read more.


In 1937 Thor Heyerdahl and his wife travelled to Fatuhiva in the Pacific Ocean for their honeymoon... read more.

Easter Island

The Kon-Tiki Museum houses one of the world’s largest collections of artefacts from Easter Island... read more.


New exhibition about Thor Heyerdahl`s expedition to Galapagos i 1952... read more.

The Thor Heyerdahl Library

New exhibition featuring the scientist and researcher Thor Heyerdahl...  read more.


With an international crew the reed boat sailed down the river Tigris and across the Indian Ocean... read more.


Experience the original Kon-Tiki raft on which Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific Ocean... read more.

Sommertid på Kon-Tiki Museet. Museet har åpent alle dager i juni, juli og august fra 09.30 - 18.00. I sommer kan man også kjøpe fellesbillett til Kon-Tiki Museet, Frammuseet og Norsk Maritimt Museum! Velkommen!

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