Welcome to the home of Nobel laureate Sigrid Undset (1882–1949), one of Norway's great female writers. Her home is a short walk from downtown Lillehammer. Due to the Covid-19 situation the home of Sigrid Undset is unfortunately closed this summer, but the museum is still worth a visit.
Welcome to the home of one of Norway’s great female writers.
Due to the Covid-19 situation the home of Sigrid Undset is unfortunately closed this summer, but the museum is still worth a visit. In the garden you will meet one of our knowledgeable hosts.
Nobel laureate Sigrid Undset (1882–1949) lived at Bjerkebæk with her three children.
Here she wrote the novels for which she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1928.
The famous author’s home is located just a short walk from Lillehammer city center. Due to the Covid-19 situation the home is unfortunately closed this summer, but you can still visit the visitor center, the beautiful garden, several exhibitions and the museum shop. Our knowledgeable hosts will tell stories about Sigrid Undset and her life at Bjerkebæk.
The beautiful garden surrounds the old notched log buildings. This is a typical garden for its time, around the 1920s, planned and shaped by Sigrid Undset herself. It is an experience walking around the paths in this lush and well kept garden.
In the guset house you can visit the exhibition «Sigrid Undset’s travels»
The museum shop
Inside the modern visitor center you will find the museum shop with books and giftware. You can enter the shop free of charge.
The café is closed, but you are welcome to a picnic inside the visitor center or in the garden.
|Senior/Student Student||70.00 Tickets|
|Family ticket||230.00 Tickets|
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