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Disability and access

Information for persons with disabilities or special needs.

We want all our visitors to have the opportunity to experience The Norwegian Olympic Museum. If you are disabled or for any reason have special needs, information to make it easier to plan your visit is found here.

Parking area

We have one large parking area at The Norwegian Olympic Museum. You can park in designated spaces that are signposted “HC-parkering” (parking for the disabled). We cannot guarantee free spaces for disabled persons during days with many visitors. From the parking area there is an asphalt surfaced path without stairs all the way to to the main building. 

Visitor centre

The visitor centre at The Norwegian Olympic Museum has been designed with disabled persons in mind. The floor that you enter has a walkway suitable for wheelchairs leading to the different levels and floors. From this area you have easy access to the museum shop, Maihaugkafeen, toilets and the exhibition area. The exhibition have wide walkways and information is conveyed in easily readable text with good contrast between text and background.

Catering facilities

The catering facilities are designed with everyone in mind and the food available covers most requirements.


Easy access to toilets suitable for wheelchair users is provided in the visitor centre. 

Entrance tickets

Disabled persons pay the normal entrance fee, but the escort (personal assistant) does not have to pay.

Guide dogs

Dogs are normally not given access to the visitor centre. But working dogs are given access to all areas of The Norwegian Olympic Museum.

Wheelchairs for hire

We have wheelchairs for hire at the visitor centre. We recommend that you order in advance to ensure there is one available.