Go to content Go to navigation
What's close to you?
Visit Norway tells you what's happening near by, where you are.
Oslo

Norwegian Folk Museum

Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Rolf Thoresen Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Christian Rafn Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Christian Rafn
Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Rolf Thoresen
Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Christian Rafn
Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt
Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt
Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt
Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt
Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt
Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt
Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt
Norwegian Folk Museum Photo: VisitOSLO/Christian Rafn

Contact information

Description

One of Europe's largest open-air museums, with 155 traditional houses from all parts of Norway and a stave church from the year 1200.

The indoor exhibits show traditional handicraft items, folk costumes, Sami culture, weapons, toys, pharmaceutical history and changing exhibitions.

In summer the open-air museum offers freshly-baked lefse, horse and carriage rides, feeding of the animals, guided tours, handicraft demonstrations and much more.

The museum hosts many special events and activities, check the event calendar at norskfolkemuseum.no.

Norwegian name: Norsk Folkemuseum

Categories

  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries
  • Family activities Family activities

Hours

9/15/2015 - 12/23/2015
Mon - Fri
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat - Sun
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/15/2015 - 9/14/2015
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
3/23/2015 - 5/14/2015
Mon - Fri
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat - Sun
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Transportation


Bus No.30 > Folkemuseet Ferry No.91 > Dronningen (April-Oct.)

Facilities

  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • museum shop
    • theme exhibitions
    • textile art
    • guided tour by appointment
    • permanent exhibitions
    • music
    • lecture
    • traditional crafts
  • Disabled persons

    • disables persons info at VisitOSLO
  • Type of animal

    • pigs
    • sheep
    • rabbits
    • cocks/hens
    • horses
  • Discounts

    • free with the Oslo Pass

TripAdvisor reviews

Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Norwegian Folk Museum - Photo: VisitOSLO/Rolf Thoresen

Norwegian Folk Museum

One of Europe's largest open-air museums, with 155 traditional houses from all parts of Norway and a stave church from the year 1200. The indoor e...

Norwegian Folk 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

Norway is waiting for you at the airport

With the new 3D-movie that takes you over and through the natural highlights of Norway, your adventure begins as soon as you touch down.

Akershus Fortress

Akershus Fortress in Oslo is one of the oldest and finest cultural heritage sites in Norway.

Oslo's Funky New Landmarks

The downtown waterfront area in Oslo is reborn as a neighborhood blending museums, restaurants and chic urban living.

The Ekebergparken Sculpture Park

Ekebergparken in Oslo can offer 63 acres of installations by international artists, as well as museums, restaurants and a panoramic view of the city.

Free Things to Do in Oslo

A stay in Oslo doesn't have to cost a fortune. In fact there is a lot you can do for free in the Norwegian capital.

The Øya Festival

Øya is one of the most popular music festivals in Norway. Queens of the Stone Age, Röyksopp and Robyn will be headlining in 2014.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter