It’s cold outside and you’re looking for things to do inside with kids?
Whether you want to teach your kids about the history of the vikings, make them discover interactive exhibitions or just take them to indoor playgrounds, the choice is wide.

BabyBreaks has done the hard work for you, and researched the Top 5 Best Child-Friendly Indoor activities to do in Oslo.

1. Blåkollen

Newest exhibition at the Ski Museums where you can meet gnomes and Tåketrolls. Their wonderful secret is that they can make fog and make it disappear so you can see all the beauty behind it.
The kids can play in caves, climb and even meet a tåketroll (‘fog trolls’). The story of the fog people has especially been written especially for the exhibition and  published as two books in 2018.
The ski museum is the oldest in the world and offers 4000 years of skiing history. Here you also have access to a ski simulator and the top of the Olympic ski jump.

Address: Kongeveien 5, 0787 Oslo, Norway

Opening Hours: Check website

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2. Norwegian Museum of Science & Technology

Absolute heaven for kids enjoying the history of medicine, hydroelectric power, and transport. Here you can also find exhibitions on oil and gas production and music machines. In total, there are 25 permanent and temporary exhibitions, with more than a 100 interactive installations.
Kids can also hold some experiments in  the Science Center and the Teknoteket.

Address: Kjelsåsveien 143, 0491 Oslo, Norway

Website: www.tekniskmuseum.no

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3. The Fram Museum

Located on the Bygdøy peninsula, this museum is all about “Fram”, the most famous wooden polar vessel in the world.
The kids will love going onboard to visit the different cabins, lounges, cargo hold and engine room.
Although exploring the ship is the main attraction of the museum, you will also be able to discover a number of exhibitions on the Arctic and the Northwest Passage, as well as experiencing the danger of polar expeditions in their polar expedition simulator (Beware: Moving floor and freezing cold).

Opening Hours: Varies check website 

Website: http://frammuseum.no

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4. The International Museum of Children´s Art

The museum displays children’s art from 180 countries through textiles, drawings, paintings, sculptures and more.
The three basic functions of the museum are to collect, preserve and promote children’s art worldwide.
Children and adults can take part in music and drawing lessons. 

This museum is full of joy, colourful and inspiring. One not to miss.

Address: Lille Frøens vei 4, N-0371 Oslo

Opening Hours: (from 15 Jan 2019) Tue-Thur: 9.30 AM-2 PM
Sat/Sun: 11 AM- 4 PM

Website: www.barnekunst.no

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5. Oslo Reptile Park

Incredible reptile park in the middle of Oslo. Here you will discover more than 100 animals including all sorts of snakes but also geckos, chameleons, lizards, a poison dart frog, tarantellas, a dwarf crocodile, monkeys, turtles and fishes.
If you happen to be in Oslo on a Tuesday, you can experience the exciting feeding time, and once feeding is over, you get the opportunity to meet a crawling python. Not for the faint-hearted.

Address: St. Olavs Gate 2, 0165 Oslo, Norway

Opening Hours and prices: Check website here

Website: www.reptilpark.no

 
Visit Oslo with Kids for a Family City Break. Oslo is one of the best kid-friendly cities in Europe, featuring great family-friendly restaurants, exciting outdoor activities, indoor attractions for young children.

At BabyBreaks, we have kept a limited choice of activities, restaurants and lodgings so that you can plan your trip to Oslo without browsing the Internet for endless hours. So if you are looking to be inspired to visit Oslo for your next family weekend, just visit our different Oslo pages to find what this destination has to offer.

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