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Tinn Museum

Tinn Museum Photo: VisitRjukan AS Tinn Museum Photo: VisitRjukan AS
Tinn Museum Photo: VisitRjukan AS
Tinn Museum Photo: VisitRjukan AS

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Description

Tinn Museum is a folklore museum with antiquarian buildings, which focuses on the old agrarian society in our region. Here you can study local architectural history from the time before the Black Death up to about 1900. The buildings reveal various stages of development and social disparities.

The museum offers guided tours in the old buildings, which let you see how farmers and crofters once lived. Tinn Museum also houses a large collection of implements. Here you will find stave church portals, textiles, material from the Second World War and old prints and drawings. Moreover, the museum has considerable equipment and inventory from the old agrarian society.

Facilities

  • Season

    • summer
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • museum
    • guided tour during opening hours
    • permanent exhibitions

Categories

  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Hours

6/1/2014 - 6/14/2014
Mon - Fri
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6/15/2014 - 8/14/2014
Mon - Sun
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8/15/2014 - 8/31/2014
Mon - Fri
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Tinn Museum

Tinn Museum is a folklore museum with antiquarian buildings, which focuses on the old agrarian society in our region. Here you can study local...

Tinn Museum

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