Go to content Go to navigation
Map
Steinkjer

Egge museum

Egge museum Photo: Egge museum Egge museum Photo: Egge museum Egge museum Photo: Egge museum Egge museum Photo: Egge museum Egge museum Photo: Egge museum
Egge museum Photo: Egge museum
Egge museum Photo: Egge museum
Egge museum Photo: Egge museum
Egge museum Photo: Egge museum
Egge museum Photo: Egge museum

Contact information

Description

Egge area is managed today by Egge Museum, which has an open-air museum on the site consisting of a fully decorated farmstead from the 19th century. The museum also has an agricultural center with exhibits of modern-day agriculture and a hydroelectric power plant in Ostby waterfall. The County Farm from 1919 clearly shows Egge as a modern chiefdom. Like pearls on a string, you can see burial sites from the Iron Age along both sides of the road leading into the yard of Egge farm - a chiefdom with a thousand year history, well known from the sagas. Here lived Vikings' most powerful chiefs; Trond Haka, Olver and Kalf Arnason, The latter was among those who gathered farmers to fight against Olaf Haraldsson at the Battle of Stiklestad in 1030. Nowadays, there is a reconstructed manor garden from the early 1900s on Egge courtyard. Here you can enjoy views over the city or take a stroll along the burial mounds on Sigrid's path.
During the season there are different things going on at the Egg. I.e. Children's Day - Say hello to all the animals and the new chicks or catch small animals in the pond.
There is a wealth of activities and entertainment. Whittling, horse and carriage, baking, carpentry, jumping in the hay, pony-riding, exploring and much more. And Viking Festival - in true Viking style. Get a glimpse of how they lived at that time.

Egge Museum is around 1.5 km from the centre of Steinkjer. Its offices are located in the county administration building Fylkesmannsgården.


For more information about what you can see in Levanger, Verdal, Inderøy, Snåsa and Steinkjer

Categories

  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Facilities

TripAdvisor reviews

Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Egge museum - Photo: Egge museum

Egge museum

Egge area is managed today by Egge Museum, which has an open-air museum on the site consisting of a fully decorated farmstead from the 19th century....

Egge museum

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

Innherred

The area of Innherred, with the municipalities Levanger, Verdal, Inderøy and Steinkjer, is situated 56 miles north of Trondheim.

What to do along Kystriksveien

The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.

Tourist information along Kystriksveien

The tourist information center in Steinkjer will help you book accommodation and plan a tailor-made itinerary for your trip along Kystriksveien.

Winter Activities in Innherred

Ice fishing and cross-country skiing are popular winter activities in Innherred.

Shopping along Kystriksveien

You will find artists, craftsmen and farmers selling things as varied as Sami-inspired handicrafts and local food along the Kystriksveien road.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter