An ice breaker party will be held in the Museum of Cultural history on the evening of Tuesday 29th March. There will be drinks and “finger food”. The exhibitions of the museum will be open for the delegates to browse at their own pace. The ice breaker party takes place from 6 pm till 8 pm. Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo
Tour and exhibition opening at the Viking ship hall
On Wednesday 30th March, the CAA Oslo will take you to the Viking Ship Museum at Bygdøy. As Norway’s most visited tourist attraction, it offers the chance to see the fantastically preserved Viking ships and the other beautifully conserved artefacts from the burials in a unique, purpose built architectural setting. Travel is by bus, the pickup will be at the University Square (Karl Johansgate) for the short journey to the museum.
In the museum there will be guides giving talks about the famous Viking age finds of Oseberg and Gokstad. A small exhibition on the documentation from the Oseberg excavation in 1904, including the detailed diaries written by the archaeologist Gustafson, will be open in the CAAs honour. The excursion will take about two hours. Time of departure will be posted at a later date. Viking Ship Museum
Conference pub (Frokostkjelleren)
In north east corner of the University garden there will be a conference pub in the old building called “Frokostkjelleren” (Eng: breakfast cellar). During the day this will be the help center as well as point for serving coffee and lunsj, and in the evening it becomes the conference pub, arranged in cooperation with the law students at the campus. Here you will be able to by some drinks at the same prices offered to students. The pub will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Conference dinner at the Opera house
The conference dinner will be on the evening of Thursday 30th March, and takes place in the iconic Opera house in Oslo harbour. The opera house, designed by the Snøhetta architecture company, opened in 2008 and is already a protected heritage monument and hugely popular with residents and tourists alike. After the dinner the party will continue at the Conference pub at Frokostkjelleren. Oslo opera house