Museum on an island
The Norwegian Maritime Museum (Norsk Maritimt Museum) was founded in 1914 and is situated on the Bygdøy Peninsula. The institution is based in a modern building which has been repeatedly awarded in architectural competitions. The Museum’s collection includes historic items related to the seaside culture and history, maritime archaeology, fishing and shipbuilding industries. The Maritime Gallery and exposition of ship models constitute an important part of the Norwegian Museum.
Cooperation and conference
Cooperation of partner institutions with the National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk is based on exchange of experience and good practices in regards to conservation of archaeological objects extracted from wet environment. These works are also supported by the UiO: Museum of Cultural History in Oslo (Kulturhistorisk museum Universitetet i Oslo). As a part of joined activities, the institutions will organize a conference Condition.2015 devoted to conservation and digitalization of museum collections which will be held in Gdansk in 2015.
More information on the Norwegian Maritime Museum can be found on the National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk webpage - here.
Homepage of the Norwegian Maritime Museum can be found here.