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Norwegian Folk Museum

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

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Description

The Norwegian Folk Museum is 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 museum's indoor exhibits show traditional handicraft items, folk costumes, Sami culture, weapons, toys, pharmaceutical history and other historic artifacts.

In summer you can experience lefse baking, horse and carriage rides, feeding of the animals, guided tours, handicraft demonstrations and much more.

The museum hosts events such as folk dancing, exhibitions, baking, church services, markets, and arts and crafts activities.


Norwegian name: Norsk Folkemuseum

Categories

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

Hours

4/9/2014 - 4/18/2014
Mon - Fri
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4/19/2014 - 4/21/2014
Mon, Sat and Sun
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4/22/2014 - 4/30/2014
Sat - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/1/2014
Thu
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/2/2014 - 5/14/2014
Mon - Fri
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat - Sun
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/15/2014 - 5/16/2014
Thu and Fri
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
5/17/2014
Sat
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/18/2014 - 5/28/2014
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
5/29/2014
Thu
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/30/2014 - 6/6/2014
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6/7/2014 - 6/9/2014
Mon, Sat and Sun
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6/10/2014 - 9/14/2014
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9/15/2014 - 12/21/2014
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

  • Disabled persons

    • disables persons info at VisitOSLO
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • permanent exhibitions
    • museum shop
    • theme exhibitions
    • lecture
    • guided tour by appointment
    • traditional crafts
    • music
    • textile art
  • Type of animal

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

    • free with the Oslo Pass

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Norwegian Folk Museum

The Norwegian Folk Museum is one of Europe's largest open-air museums, with 155 traditional houses from all parts of Norway and a Stave Church from...

Norwegian Folk Museum

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