The Kon-Tiki Museum
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on Kon-Tiki in 1947. At the Kon-Tiki Museum you can experience original vessels and up-to-date exhibits on Heyerdahl’s expeditions.
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-Tiki in 1947. He followed this up with spectacular expeditions on the reed boats Ra
At the Kon-Tiki Museum, guests can experience original vessels and up-to-date exhibits on Heyerdahl’s expeditions, including Kon-Tiki, Ra, Tigris, Easter Island, Fatu-Hiva, Tùcume, Galapagos, a 30-metre cave tour, an underwater exhibit with a 10-metre model of a whale shark, Thor Heyerdahl’s library, Thor Heyerdahl the person and Tiki pop culture.
The original, Oscar-winning Kon-Tiki documentary is screened every day at 12 noon in the cinema on the lower level. The museum has a well-stocked souvenir shop.
The Kon-Tiki Museum is open every single day in 2018! See opening hours below:
- November-February: 10:00-16:00
- March-May: 10:00-17:00
- June-August: 09:30-18:00
- September-October: 10:00-17:00
Welcome to the Kon-Tiki Museum!