In scenic surroundings one hour from Oslo is Hadeland Glassworks, a tourist attraction and shopping destination founded on history, art, culture and handicraft traditions.
The glassworks were founded in 1762 and is the oldest industrial company in Norway with continuous operation.
The glass museum is the largest in Scandinavia, and displays Hadeland creations from the last 250 years.
In the Glass Hut children and adults can make their own honey pot or drinking glass to take home. You can decorate your glass with sandblasting machine, and in summer you can fill your honey pot in the honey house. Children can also try candle colouring.
Hadeland has nine shops with high-quality glass, porcelain, textiles, cutlery, decor and gifts. In the factory outlet you can buy glass and porcelain at factory prices.
Children can play on two outdoor playgrounds, and in summer there is a petting zoo and horseback riding.
The Randsfjorden lake next to the glassworks has a family-friendly beach.
If you get hungry you can choose between a café with Norwegian cuisine, a bakery and a waffle shop.
The opening days listed here are for the glass museum.