The sunny hillside farm
Experience beautiful nature and heritage at this old hillside farm, set in the countryside 1.4 km north west of Ål. The farm is surrounded by forests, fields and old stone walls, with views of Strandafjorden, Sangfjell, Vestlia and the village of Ål.
The museum comprises 32 old buildings, including stilt houses, cowshed, smithy, flour mill, bathhouse, school house and big and small farmhouses, some with rose paintings.
The museum has a number of great activities, such as sledding day, "Mother Earth" day, 17th of May celebration, herb day, harvest day, environment fair, Thanksgiving and events for advent. At the crofter's farm, the museum has a themed heritage area for schools, called "Food from field to table". Groups can book guided tours outside normal opening hours.
Welcome to Ål rural museum!
1 July – 7 August. Tuesday – Sunday 11.00–16.00
Adults NOK 70
Children, students and pensioners NOK 50
Groups (min. 10 people) NOK 50
In the summer season, one tickets allows entry to all the following museums for a period of 6 days: Hallingdal museum Nesbyen, Hol village museum, Hol old church, Dagali museum, Ål rural museum, Hemsedal traditional farm and Gol rural museum.
Prices may change during special events.