The Kon-Tiki Museum, Oslo

The Kon-Tiki Museum houses the ships and other artefacts from the Kon-Tiki expedition in which Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific Ocean in 1947.

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The museum was actually really well laid out and I learned a lot about the expeditions that I hadn’t previously known about other than their name. The exhibition starts at the planning stages of the voyage right through to its successful completion.

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The museum also tells some of the story of Easter Island (where Heyerdahl lead an archaeological expedition) including a number of artefacts from the Islands and even caves modelled after those found on the Islands.

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It’s another one of Oslo’s excellent museums and being able to see an actual ship that made such a historic journey is always a highlight. You can find more of my photos from the museum here.

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2 thoughts on “The Kon-Tiki Museum, Oslo

  1. Reblogged this on Smile Circulation and commented:
    Great photos, looks like an interesting museum

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