Stokke Bygdetun is Vestfold's oldest village museum, and was established in 1978.
Stokke village museum
“Stokke bygdetun” is a village museum full of activities, lectures and courses. It is possible to book rooms/facilities or schedule group-tours. The office is open every Wednesday 10 – 14.
The yard and the museum are both open every Sunday 12.00 – 16.00 from 1 June to 31 August.
The café sells coffee, waffles, porridge, soda and ice cream during opening hours.
Welcome to Stokke village museum for a pleasant visit and social gathering. See the program at www.stokkebygdetun.com
“Bryggerhuset” was built in 1852. And was transferred from Horten to Stokke village museum in 2002-2004. In the basement there’s an oven, a kitchen and a meeting room for the women in the village. In this building it is sold freshly baked bread on a selected number of days.
The ground floor consists of meeting rooms and facilities to book for approx. 30 people. Prices, availability and information about booking can be found on the website.
“Hauganhuset” is the museums main building. It was built in 1740 in Arnadal and was transferred to the village in 1978. The ground floor has a kitchen and dining room. The rooms are decorated as its the 1900 with museum objects and paintings. The basement displays different types of crafts; it has a room for shoemaking, a room with pharmacy equipment, one with whaling, and lastly one about the city of Stokke and its development through pictures and movies.
“Bjerkneshuset” was built in the village as a house to live in, in 1892. Now it’s an old school and a kid’s museum with dolls and old toys. There is also a museum part where it’s possible to buy local history books, cards, toys etc.
The museum barn was also built in the village in 1992 following a 1920 model of a barn. It has a meeting room, kitchen and toilet. It displays approx. 300 pictures of the artist Hans Gerhard Sørensen from Stokke. The kitchen and the meeting room is possible to book and can fit 60 people. The first floor has an office and a library.
“Smia” – blacksmith – the building was built by voluntary workers in 2008 – 2009 and the mayor of Stokke Nils Ingar Aabol opened it the summer of 2010.
“Nordskogen” is a forest that has beautiful paths through Bokemoa and the areas close by. It is interesting and provides information about the animals, the birds, the plants and flowers, geology and settlement in the village. Bokemoa is perfect for a jog or a stroll all year round.