Thor Heyerdahl: Scientist, explorer and communicator

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 on the reed boats Ra a...
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Opening hours

Nov - Feb: 1000 - 1600
Mar - May: 1000 - 1700
Jun - Aug: 0930 - 1800
Sep - Oct: 1000 - 1700
Adults      
NOK 90,-
Children 6-15 yrs   NOK 40,-
Family*   NOK 180,-
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

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

Easter Island

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

Fatuhiva

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

Kon-Tiki

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

Galapagos

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

Tigris

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

The Thor Heyerdahl Library

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

Ra

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

Thor Heyerdahl 100 years!

Thor Heyerdahl (1914 - 2014)

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 on the reed boats Ra and Tigris....
read more.