Jødisk Museum i Oslo

  • Jewish Museum in Oslo

Archival and Other Holdings

The Museum’s collections consist of documentation and artifacts which were either donated to the Museum or collected by its staff.

As of August 2012 close to 1000 artifacts (as of July 2016 around 2000) – consisting of about 500 units or museum numbers – are documented, registered and placed in the stacks. All are digitized.

The Oslo Jewish Museum is the holder of the correspondence of The Mosaic Congregation and the private archives of several Jewish organizations and individuals. The material is partly organized and cataloged.

Opening Times

Tuesday: 10 a.m.–3 a.m. Thursday: 2 p.m.–7 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Research Services

The library is open on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment. The Oslo Jewish Museum has a library with a wide range of books on Jewish issues, from old fiction to new non-fiction. Most of these books can be taken home.


  • Entry compiled by Neringa based on the information provided by http://oslojewishmuseum.no/ Information updated by Neringa on 14 July, 2016 based on the report of Dag Kopperud (the Oslo Jewish Museum's Collection Manager) regarding museum's collections. The report was presented on 29 July 2016 in the EHRI Summer Seminar in the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum.