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Palace Tours 2012

The Royal Palace in Oslo is now open to the public for the summer. In addition to a tour of the Palace's most beautiful state rooms, a collection of Royal family photographs and miniature portraits is now on display in the Small Hall.


The 2012 season lasts from Saturday 23 June - Wednesday 15 August, but please note that the Palace will be closed to the public 4 July.
All visitors must follow a guided tour.

Guided tours in English

Guided tours in English are given:

  • Monday-Thursday and Saturday: 12.00, 14.00 and 14.20
  • Friday and Sunday: 14.00, 14.20 and 16.00

Guided tours in Norwegian are given every day at the following times:

  • Monday-Thursday and Saturday: 11.00-17.00
  • Friday, Sunday 13.00-17.00
  • The Palace will be closed to the public 4 July

The tours last about one hour and begin every 20 minutes.


Tickets may be purchased at Narvesen, any Norwegian post office, 7-Eleven, through (ticketmaster), or by calling +47 81 53 31 33. Any remaining tickets are sold at the entrance before each tour.

For booking a guided tour for a private group, please write to [email protected] or call +47 815 33 321

Ticket prices:

(including ordering fees)

  • Adults: NOK 95
  • Children, seniors and students: NOK 85
  • Children under 3: free admission
  • Escorts of persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge.
  • Tickets reserved in advanced for private groups of 30 persons: NOK 85 per person.

Rooms on the tour

The guided tour takes visitors through some of the most beautiful state rooms in the Royal Palace:

  • Cabinet Cloakroom
  • Cabinet Parlour
  • Council Chamber
  • White Parlour
  • King Haakon VII Suite
  • Upper Vestibule
  • Bird Room
  • Mirror Hall
  • Family Dining Room
  • Small Ceremonial Hall
  • Great Hall
  • Banqueting Hall
  • The Palace Chapel


Please note that photography is not permitted inside the Royal Palace or in the courtyard.


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