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Eastern Norway Innlandet GAUSDAL

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson's home Aulestad

  • Aulestadvegen 6-14, Gausdal
  • +47 61288900
  •  /  km From You

The Nobel laureate Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson lived here with his family from 1875. The home is one of the best preserved artist homes in Norway. Experience the atmosphere of beautiful Aulestad!

Get to know the Nobel laureate Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

The well known and beautiful farm Aulestad is located just a short drive north of Lillehammer. At the top of the birch alley you will find the grand barn in which you can visit a new exhibition on Bjørnson’s life and literary works.

Guided tours
Join in a guided tour in the home and hear stories about Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson and his life at Aulestad. The home is one of Norway's best preserved artist homes, and it feels like the Bjørnson family is only out for a moment.

«A Mighty Rumble» is a colourful exhibition on Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson’s life and literary works. Visit the exhibition inside the grand barn at the top of the birch avenue at Aulestad. You can also see an exhibition on Bjørnsons wagons and artworks by Jacob Weidemann.

Beautiful garden
The beautiful garden, the farmyard and the park invites to magnificent experiences, a breathtaking view and silent thoughts.

Activities for children
Children can play and go for a discovery tour in the garden. Inside the barn there are fun mirrors and more activites for children. 

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Opening hours

May 16, 2023 – Jun 18, 2023
Daily: 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Jun 19, 2023 – Aug 13, 2023
Daily: 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Aug 14, 2023 – Aug 31, 2023
Daily: 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Sep 1, 2023 – Sep 30, 2023
Sat Sun 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
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Description Price*
Adults Adult 140.00 Tickets
Children and youth 6–25 years 65.00 Tickets
Student 65.00 Tickets
Family ticket Family 345.00 Tickets
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Green Travel
The Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson's home Aulestad has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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