Kon-Tiki Museum

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Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) differed from Verdrup, Amundsen and Nansen by not seeking to reach new unexplored lands, but rather to rediscover the routes of ancient peoples. This museum recalls his voyages: the Kon-Tiki expedition from Peru to Polynesia to prove that the Polynesians were of South American descent; and the Ra II expedition from Morocco to Barbados to demonstrate that the Egyptians could have crossed the Atlantic.

Useful information

Address : 

Bygdøynesveien 36

Phone:

+47 23 08 67 67

Price:

80 nok (children 30 nok)

Opening hours

[Jun-Aug: 9.30am-6pm; Mar-May and Sep-Oct: 10am-5pm; rest of year: 10am-4pm - closed 1 Jan and 25 Dec]

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