There’s plenty of year-round outdoor and indoor action here: climb 250 steps to the viewing platform for vistas across the scenic wilderness; visit the world’s oldest ski museum at the foot of the jump; try the simulator ride; or go for an adrenaline-rush and zip line 1,180 feet (360 meters) down the length of the jump.
Visit Holmenkollen Ski Jump at your own pace with the Oslo City Pass, which allows free admissions to must-visit attractions such as Kon-Tiki Museum and Akershus Fortress, and discounts at Tusenfryd Theme Park and Oslo Winter Park. Extra benefits include free public transportation in select zones, discounted meals, and more. Or explore the jump as a part of a full-day guided tour that adds on Vigeland Sculpture Park, Viking Ship Museum, Polar Ship Fram Museum, and the Royal Palace and Park.
Things to Know Before You Go
- Holmenkollen Ski Jump is an ideal spot for ski fans and ziplines.
- Suitable for groups and families.
- Take the kids to the special exhibit with the fog-making blue trolls.
- xa0If walking from the train stop, wear comfortable shoes as it is an uphill climb.
How to Get There
Holmenkollen Ski Jump is located about 30 minutes from the center of Oslo by subway. Take Line 1 to the Holmenkollen stop. From there, take a taxi for a five-minute drive or walk about 10 minutes.
When to Get There
Holmenkollen Ski Jump is open daily including holidays. During competitions, the jump tower may be closed, but guests can still spend time at the Ski Museum.xa0 In winter, Holmenkollen hosts the World Cup Nordic skiing events. In summer, the surrounding forests and lakes are popular spots for hiking and cycling, especially on weekends.
Norway’s Love Affair With Ski Jumping In 1875, Oslo’s northern Ullern district hosted the Husebyrennet, the world’s first large ski jumping competition. Much later, competitions were moved to Holmenkollen, where the most anticipated ski jumping events are still held. Since then, Norway’s passion and prowess have spread to countries around the world, where it’s become a popular winter sport.
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