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Eastern Norway Innlandet GAUSDAL

Exploring the garden | 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!

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

Several activities
The children can play and go for a discovery tour in the garden. Inside the wagon shed you will find Bjørnson’s famous wagons.

Our knowledgeable hosts will tell stories about Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson and his life at Aulestad.

Due to the Covid-19 situation the home is unfortunately closed this summer. This also applies for the cafeteria, but you are welcome to visit the exhibitions and the garden. 

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  • Source: Visit Lillehammer

Opening hours

May 28, 2022 – Jun 17, 2022
Daily: 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Jun 18, 2022 – Aug 14, 2022
Daily: 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Aug 15, 2022 – Aug 31, 2022
Daily: 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Sep 1, 2022 – Sep 30, 2022
Sat Sun 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
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The Exploring the garden | Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson's home Aulestad has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:
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