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Holmenkollen Ski Museum, Oslo

Holmenkollen Ski Museum is on the ground floor of the ski jump and even though my main aim had been to go up the viewing tower I’d decided I may as well visit the museum as I was there anyway. It actually proved to be much more interesting than I was expecting. Opened in 1923 it is the world’s oldest museum dedicated to the history of skiing.

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Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Oslo

On my last day in Oslo I decided to head up to the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, not because I have any particular interest in skiing but because the guidebooks indicated that the views of Oslo and its surroundings would be well worth the trip. And they were definitely right. After a 20 minute ride on the metro, and a (somewhat strenuous) walk up the hill the views were already proving to be fantastic, and that only increased as I went up the lift to the very top of the ski jump.

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