The carillon at Oslo City Hall

Security Check at Oslo City Hall

All visitors must pass through our security check to enter the City Hall. Queues may occur and some waiting time should be calculated.

The bells in Oslo City Hall play every hour som 7 a.m. to midnight. The bells play everything from classical pieces to more recent pop.

If you want to take a closer look at the City Hall or the carillon, you can book a tour.

About the carillon

The carillon has 49 bells. The largest weighs 4,000 kilograms, and the smallest 14 kilograms.

The carilloneur plays live concerts every Sunday at 3 p.m. during June, July and August.

The bell-ringer is Laura-Marie Rueslåtten.

Playlist of ritornells from the carillion from June 1st to September 1st
TimeMorgenstemning – Edvard Grieg
7 a.m.Pippi Langstrømpe kjenningsmelodi – Jan Johansson
8 a.m.Nå skal vi til tante – Anne-Cath. Vestly
9 a.m.Knerten kjenningsmelodi – Anne-Cath. Vestly
10 a.m.Det er ikke greit – Deltagere Veslefrikkprisen 2020
11 a.m.We Shall Overcome – Charles Albert Tindley
NoonUntitled – Deltagere U-trykkprisen 2020
1 p.m.Ny verden – Jo Vestly, fra "Aurora"-lydbøkene
2 p.m.Jeg går ærend for mor – Anne-Cath. Vestly
3 p.m.Mormor-tema – Trond Bjerknes, fra "Mormor"-lydbøkene
4 p.m.Barndomsminne fra Nordland* – Adolf Thomsen
5 p.m.Sailing – Gavin Sutherland
6 p.m.Draumkvedet – trad. norsk
7 p.m.Summer Nights – Jacobs/Casey, fra "Grease"
8 p.m.Jeg lagde meg så silde – trad. norsk
9 p.m.Nå skal mamma sove – Anne-Cath. Vestly
10 p.m.En annen sol* – Øyvind Staveland
11 p.m.Vektersang
MidnightVektersang - Edvard Grieg

* requests from the public


The carillon is managed by the City Hall’s administration service.

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