Holmenkollen Ski Jump and Museum-Oslo Tour (2020)
Holmenkollen Ski Jump and Museum is about 10 km from the city center of Oslo. Most tourists spend 2 to 3 hours to see that ski jump and the museum. The private tour buses often allow only 90 minutes at the ski jump, since most bus tours have to cover several places in one day.
The original ski jump was constructed in 1914. The structure of the ski jump is rebuilt 18 times. Ski jump competition is a sport recognized in Norway since 1892. The present sixty-meter ski jump slope and supporting structure is made up of steel. The area around the ski jump and ski jump slope have a special lighting and sound system to enhance the tournament enthusiasm. Visitors can walk over the side steps to the top of the ski jump slope a view the surrounding landscape. Most tourist experience the risk and adrenaline that drives the participants to compete in such high-risk sports making it a must visit place in Oslo.
The ski museum is located in the basement of the slope. The ski museum has several items that are used by the skier. The ski museum in Oslo also has exhibits of tournaments that were held at Holmenkollen Ski Jump. Visitors should consider a locally organized tour or drive to the Holmenkollen Ski Jump. Check the opening hours and entry fees.