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Guided tours of Oscarshall

Oscarshall summer palace is open to the public during the summer season. The 2015 season begins 14 May.

Opening hours

The main season 2015 lasts from 14 May until 30 August. From then on, it will be open on weekends until 13 September.

  • Opening hours: Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 - 16:00.
    Tours start every hour. The last tour starts at 16:00.

Due to closed events, Oscarshall may be closed to the public. These dates will be announced.

  • Oscarshall will be closed 17 May - Constitution Day.

Closed groups are admitted in the season by appointment. Please contact:

  • Liv Bog: liv.bog[at]slottet.no or mobile 952 86 155
  • Oscarshall (during opening hours): 917 02 361
  • Fax: 22 04 87 83

The tour

The tour of Oscarshall is a guided tour of the main rooms:

Ground floor:

  • The vestibule
  • The Salon
  • The dining hall

1st floor:

  • The King's appartment

2nd floor:

  • The Queen's appartment

The visitors are free to walk in the palace park after the tour.

Galleri Dronning Joséphine

All visitors to Oscarshall summer palace may also visit the Queen Joséphine Gallery, which was officially opened by Queen Sonja on 13 June 2013. Visitors may also visit the gallery without also visiting the summer palace, free entry.

Graphic prints by the artist Olav Christopher Jensen, was on display during the gallery’s opening season 2014.


The café is located in the same building as the gallery and features both indoor and outdoor seating. The café is open on Saturdays and Sundays and is operated in cooperation with Norsk Folkemuseum.


During the season, tickets are available in the museum shop to the right of the main building.

Ticket prices:

(including ordering fees)

  • Adults: NOK 70
  • Seniors: NOK 60
  • Children:  NOK 40
  • Escorts of persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge.
  • Tickets reserved in advanced for private groups of 30 persons: NOK 2,000.


Public transport for Oscarshall:

  • Bus no 30 to "Bygdø kongsgård" or "Norsk Folkemuseum"
  • The Bygdøy ferry to "Dronningen".

There is no parking available for buses or private cars at Oscarshall, apart from for persons with disabilities driving cars with tokens.