The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, housing works by Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and Cindy Sherman among others, has been joined on the Norwegian capital’s waterfront by the Munch Museum, and a National Museum opens in 2022. Photo: Getty Images
The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, housing works by Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and Cindy Sherman among others, has been joined on the Norwegian capital’s waterfront by the Munch Museum, and a National Museum opens in 2022. Photo: Getty Images

Edvard Munch’s The Scream times three, Andy Warhol, a library that serves cocktails – forget the fjords, Oslo in Norway plays the cultural tourism card

  • Paris for romance, Amsterdam for its canals, Oslo for ... well, what? But wait, Norway’s capital is forging a new identity led by culture and architecture
  • Its waterfront boasts a contemporary art museum, the new Munch Museum, an opera house whose roof you can walk over and the 2021 Public Library of the Year

The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, housing works by Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and Cindy Sherman among others, has been joined on the Norwegian capital’s waterfront by the Munch Museum, and a National Museum opens in 2022. Photo: Getty Images
The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, housing works by Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and Cindy Sherman among others, has been joined on the Norwegian capital’s waterfront by the Munch Museum, and a National Museum opens in 2022. Photo: Getty Images
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