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Bygland Museum

Bygland Museum Photo:  - © Setesdalsmuseet
Bygland Museum Photo: - © Setesdalsmuseet

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Bygland Museum is an open-air museum with old local farm buildings, of which the oldest dates from the 17th century. The big open-hearth room from 1650 gives a glimpse into the Middle Ages in Norway. Outside, old food plants provide a pleasant sight. The museum is beautifully located by the lake of Byglandsfjorden. Close by is a glassblower?s workshop, Brygga
Café and a swimming spot.


Opening hours 2011
Open: Sunday 26 June, daily between 1 July and 14 August, 11:00-17:00.

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Bygland Museum

Bygland Museum is an open-air museum with old local farm buildings, of which the oldest dates from the 17th century. The big open-hearth room from...

Bygland Museum

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