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. Highlights from the collection are shown in the permanent exhibition "The Dance of Life - The Collection from Antiquity to 1945". 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.