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The largest prison camp in Norway

From June 1941 to May 1945, nearly 20,000 prisoners were held at Grini. It was the largest German prison camp in Norway during World War II. Most of the prisoners were Norwegian, but there were also some from other countries.

  • This barracks was moved from the prison camp after the war. It was restored here in 2015, and is now part of the Grini Museum. Photo: Øivind Möller Bakken, MiA
    This barracks was moved from the prison camp after the war. It was restored here in 2015, and is now part of the Grini Museum. Photo: Øivind Möller Bakken, MiA

Opening hours summer 2018

Week 27: 6., 7. and 8. of July (11.00-16.00)

Week28: 13., 14. and 15. of July (11.00-16.00)

Week29: 20., 21. and 22. of July (11.00-16.00)