The National Gallery
Address: Universitetsgata 13
Founded in 1837, the National Gallery houses Norway's largest public collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures. In its permanent and temporary exhibitions, the museum presents older art, with principal emphasis on art from Norway. The permanent exhibition shows highlights from the collection and national icons from the romantic period through to the mid-1900s. Also on display are works by international painters and sculptors, such as the French impressionsists. Central attractions include Edvard Munch's The Scream and Madonna and paintings by Cézanne and Manet.