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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
and Tigris.

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.

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