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Cinema Houses

  

Cinemateket ( Visit Site )

Cinemateket is a film theatre that showcases high quality movies, both Norwegian and international. The theatre is located within the Norwegian Film Institute and has usually two screenings in each of Filmens Hus' two cinema screens. It also organizes various film festivals and other events. One can get to see various old and new classics and other rare art-house films.

Address: Dronningens gate 16, 0105 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Monday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday: noon to 5:00 pm, Sunday: 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Tel.: +47 22 474500

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Oslo Municipal Cinemas (Oslo Kino)

( Visit Site )

Oslo Municipal Cinemas operates 8 cinema theatres in various parts of Oslo with a total of 30 screens. Both International as well as Norwegian films are screened here. International films generally have Norwegian sub-titles, but Norwegian films do not.


  

Colosseum (4 screens) (the world's largest THX auditorium) ( Visit Site )

Address: Fridtjof Nansens vei 6, 0369 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Weekdays: 7:30 am to 9:15 pm, Weekends: 11:00 am to 9:15 pm
Tel.: +47 99 43 20 00


  

Gimle kino (1 screen) ( Visit Site )

Address: Bygdøy Allé 39, 0265 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 4:10 pm to 9:15 pm, Tuesday: 12:30 pm to 9:15 pm
Weekends: 2:00 pm to 9:15 pm
Tel.: +47 99 43 20 00


  

Klingenberg kino (4 screens) ( Visit Site )

Address: Olav Vs gate 4, 0161 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Weekdays: 3:30 pm to 9:15 pm, Weekends: 3:00 pm to 9:15 pm
Tel.: +47 99 43 20 00


  

Ringen kino (6 screens) ( Visit Site )

Address: Ringnes Park, Sannergata 6D, 0557 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am to 9:30 pm, Sunday: noon to 9:30 pm
Tel.: +47 99 43 20 00


  

Saga kino (6 screens) ( Visit Site )

Address: Stortingsgata 28, 0161 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 9:30 am to 21:30 pm, Sunday: 10:30 am to 21:30 pm
Tel.: +47 99 43 20 00


  

Symra kino (2 screens) ( Visit Site )

Address: Cecilie Thoresens vei 23, 1153 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday: 11:00 am to 9:30 pm, Sunday: noon to 9:30 pm
Tel.: +47 99 43 20 00


  

Vika kino (4 screens) ( Visit Site )

Address: Ruseløkkveien 14, 0251 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 4:40 pm to 9:15 pm, Weekends: 3:30 pm to 9:15 pm
Tel.: +47 99 43 20 00

Kongene på Haugen: Outdoor Cinema ( Visit Site )

The Kongene på Haugen displays outdoor movie screens related to the Kongene på Haugen Music festival which is arranged every year during summer time.

Address: Post box 2649, St. Hanshaugen, 0131 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 92 246426, +47 93 286658

Panasonic IMAX

Panasonic IMAX is Oslo's only IMAX theatre. The screen is huge in size with 382 m2 and 16 mtrs high. It has a six channel digital surround sound system and uses the latest IMAX and IMAX 3D technology to showcase its films. This theatre is a must visit for every tourist.

Address: 27 Hegdehaugsveien, Aker Brygge, 0350 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Daily, noon to 10:00 pm

Theatres and Concert Venues

  

Rockefeller Music Hall ( Visit Site )

Rockfeller Music Hall is the main concert venue for many local and international bands. With a seating capacity for 1,400 people, along with concerts, the hall is also used to display films, TV shows, rock cinema, and literature nights. Special events are held throughout the year.

Address: 16 Torggata, 0181 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 pm to 2:30 am
Friday and Saturday: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Tel.: +47 22 203232

  

Christiania Theatre ( Visit Site )

The history of Christiania Theatre dates back to 1918 when it was known as "Opera Comique". The current theatre has a seating capacity for 615 people. Christiania is a well-known name is the cultural history of Oslo.

Address: Stortingsgata 16, 0161 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 815 33133

  

Edderkoppen Theatre ( Visit Site )

The Edderkoppen Theatre was inaugurated in 2003 and various dance troops and drama theatre groups showcase their talent here. The main hall has 600 seats with two balconies. Additionally, it has facilities like a VIP room, 4 bars, and lounge areas. It offers provisions for arranging conferences, events and parties.

Address: St. Olavs plass 1, 0165 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Tel.: +47 40 003616

  

National Theatre ( Visit Site )

The National Theatre is Norway's largest theatre. Placed right in the centre of Oslo, between the Royal Palace and the Parliament, it occupies an architecturally beautiful old building. It has three permanent stages with the fourth one located in Torshov. Since its opening, it is one of the favorites of Norwegian stage artists and dramatists. Only renowned international producers are allowed to stage their plays here.

Address: Johanne Dybwads plass 1, 0161 Oslo, Norway
Opening Hours: 11:00 am to 7:30 pm, Saturday: 11:00 to 6:00 pm
Tel.: +47 815 00811

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Nordic Black Theatre ( Visit Site )

The Nordic Black Theatre is a floating theatre, located on the MS Innvik ship. The Nordic Black Express Group who performs on the ship also acts as a training school for aspiring actors who want to break into the entertainment industry, like theatre and film. Other than theatre, there are various other activities that can be enjoyed on the ship. MS Innvik has four main arenas: Art, Bed & Breakfast, Kafe, Nordic Black Theatre and Family Reggae Disco.

Address: Hollendergata 8, 0562 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 22 419500

  

Oslo Nye Theatre ( Visit Site )

The Oslo Nye Theatre is one of Olso's most visited theatres and is a product of the merger between Det Nye Teater and Folketeatret in 1959. It has four permanent stages, namely Oslo Nye Centralteatret, Oslo Nye Caféscenen, Oslo Nye Hovedscenen and Oslo Nye Trikkestallen.

Address: Rosenkrantz' gate 10, 0159 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 22 348600

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