Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo

Oslo Norway Tourist Information and Travel Guide

The Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo Norway contains the balsawood raft that was used by Thor Heyerdahl in his famous 1947 journey from Peru to Polynesia.

The Kon-Tiki Expedition was conducted to prove that such a journey could be undertaken with pre-Inca technology and know-how.

Kontiki Museum in Oslo Norway
Kon-Tiki Raft, Oslo Norway

The museum is located near other museums on the Bygdoy Peninsula which can be reached by bus or ferry from Oslo Norway.

Heyerdahl wanted to prove his theory that the original Polynesian settlers had sailed in such rafts from Peru.

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