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About Norwegian Customs:

Norwegian Customs Museum

Publisert: 01.04.2008
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At the Norwegian Customs Museum you will be able to witness the everlasting fight between Customs officers and smugglers. Being a Customs officer is one of the world's oldest occupations, and through artifacts, photos and events you will get a glimpse into the Customs officers' and smugglers' everyday life.

Weekdays from 11:00 AM – 03:00 PM.
Guided tours by appointment.

Postal adresse:
Norsk Tollmuseum
Pb. 8122. Dep.
0032 Oslo

Telephone: +47 22 34 68 76
E-mail: museum@toll.no
The Norwegian Customs Museum is accommodated in Tollbugata 1a, in Oslo’s centre, just opposite the Central Railway station

Established in 1915, it gives a picture of the development of the Norwegian Customs and Excise service from the sixteenth century to our days. Original uniforms and items dating back over 350 years.

Things to see at the museum:
• Chests from 1632 – the 1800s
• Uniforms, old and new
• Various smugling methods
• Customs Offices
• Tolls of the Trade
• Artifacts from the long history of The Customs in Norway



CITES: (Washington Convention on Endangered Species)  Crocodiles are on CITES lists of endangered species and are therefore subject to import control.

BODY TANK:  A cannister attached to the body.  Often used in the Prohibition Era.



More pictures from The Exhibition

Intenational Association of Customs  / Tax Museums.