The researcher service for archaeological collections will end on 30 June 2023. Research material must be ordered for viewing on 31 May 2023 at the latest by using a material order form.
The original materials in the archaeological collections will not be available for loan in 2024 and 2025. Loan requests will be accepted until 30 June 2023.
The information service on the collections will continue to the extent possible during the move
The Library, Archives and Archaeological Collections division is responsible for archaeological artefact collections and the customer service related to their use. It decides on any exhibition loans and the permits related to the use of collections as well as receives and redeems antiquities.
The collections are primarily used for research purposes and exhibitions, and as background information when evaluating issues related to the protection of stationary relics. Some of the key findings of the collections are on display in the National Museum’s exhibitions and artefacts are also loaned to other museums. Archaeological collections are part of our national heritage and therefore on display also in other connections than in actual exhibitions, when possible.