At Vigeland Museum, walk through the largest park of oversized expressionist sculptures of people made by a single artist. Constructed of granite, bronze, and wrought iron, 200 nude statues portray men, women, children, and families. The park and the museum are the legacy of an early 20th-century Norwegian artist, Gustav Vigeland, who made a deal with the municipality to donate all of his work to the city in return for a workshop. The sculpture garden features five sections stretching from the main gate to the monolithic plateau. Look for the famed "angry baby" sculpture on the bridge near the children's playground. Vigeland's other works, including drawings, sketches, woodcuttings, and photographs can be seen in the neoclassical building of the museum along with his letters, writings, and a personal library. To visit Vigeland Museum on your holiday in Oslo, and find out what else Oslo has to offer, use our Oslo.
Create an itinerary including Vigeland Museum
Tours to Vigeland Museum
Vigeland Museum reviews
Incredible sculptor. Amazing amount of work. So impressed. Then we went to the park and saw the final things.
Actually, it was more than what we expect. What a beautiful museum. We recommended this place to all Oslo visitors.
Plan your trip to Oslo
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Oslo
Museums in Oslo
Historic Sites in Oslo
Hidden gems in Oslo
Side trips from Oslo
Nearby attractions in Oslo
Trips to Vigeland Museum by other users
4 days in Oslo BY A USER FROM GERMANY Holmenkollen Ski Museum Frogner Park Vigeland Museum 5 days in Oslo BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Viking Ship Museum Norsk Folkemuseum Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) 60 days in Asia, Europe, South America & Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Tokyo Beijing Patong 40 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Tallinn Helsinki Hammerfest 51 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA Berlin Munich Zurich 4 days in Oslo BY A USER FROM GERMANY Norsk Folkemuseum Kon-Tiki Museum Fram Museum