A downloadable digital experience for Windows and macOS

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This is an interactive digital experience developed by Tidvis AS with the aim of giving the public access to Oslo's history in new and exciting ways. Explore the harbour area and the nearby streets, interiors and backyards, learn and find various items and goods to collect all the exploration cards.

The Port of Oslo 1798 is free to download and the developers Tidvis is a "not for profit" company. The project, it's 3D-models, content and Unity project files are all published on a cc-by-sa-license (open license), available for other game developers to use.  Please consider a donation to make it easier for us to continue to develop and release more iterations, content and a more extensive digital world.

New features in Windows version only (a Mac update is in the works):

  • Weather system: The weather changes every day according to real historical weather records. The time of day is however always midday for best lighting. 
  • Plants and vegetation: Historically accurate flowers, bushes and trees are added after consulting with researchers in this field.
  • The Palee Garden (Paléhaven): Oslo's first public park is now possible to enter with it's roses, linden trees, a pavilion and an orangery

Read more about the project at The Port of Oslo homepage

Tidvis on Sketchfab

Please contact the developers at post@tidvis.no for feedback, requests or questions.

Minimum requirements Mac OS X (approximately)

  • OS: OS X 10.6.7 or newer
  • Processor: 1,6 GHz Intel Core i5
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 6000 1536 MB
  • Hard Drive: 2GB HD space

Minimum requirements Windows (approximately)

  • OS: Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / Vista64
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or higher
  • Memory: 1 GB XP / 2 GB Vista
  • Graphics: NVidia 7600, ATI X1600 or better
  • Hard Drive: 2 GB HD space

Here you can see the installation process:


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Oslo havn 1798 / The Port of Oslo 1798 (Windows) 1 GB
Oslo havn 1798 / The Port of Oslo 1798 (Mac OS X) 947 MB

Development log


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Det heter ikke  OSCHLO !

This looks amazing!  - so cool to see how history is being brought to life here

Glad you liked it! A ton of research has gone into this and it's about as historically accurate as one can make it.