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Eastern Norway Vestfold og Telemark KRAGERØ

The house of Theodor Kittelsen

  • Th. Kittelsensvei 5, Kragerø
  • 35 54 45 00 / 47 47 34 23
  •  /  km From You

Welcome to Theodor Kittelsen's childhood home.

Kittelsenhuset - An artist’s childhood home

– Theodor Kittelsen’s childhood home
– Exhibitions
– Museum shop selling beautiful books, prints and publications

Kittelsenhuset is situated in the centre of Kragerø, among charming narrow streets and lanes. Theodor Kittelsen is a norwegian artist known for his interpretation of mythical creatures and fairytales.

He was born on the second floor, and as a child he felt as if the distance between the kitchen stove and the living room window was infinite.
Welcome to the small house in the center of Kragerø, where the renowned fairytale illustrator Theodor Kittelsen was born in 1857.

Exhibition 2020:

Winter in Kittelsen's world

Opening hours 2020
June 20th - August 16th 1

Tuesday - Sunday 11am to 5 pm

Adults: 80 NOK

Kids: 40 NOK

For more info please call +47/ 35544500 or send an email to:
Phone directly to the Kittelsenhuset in season : + 47/47473423

Kittelsenhuset is a part of Telemark Museum.

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  • Source: Kragerø Turistkontor

Opening hours

Jun 19, 2021 – Aug 22, 2021
Daily: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
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Description Price*
Adults 100.00 Admission
Adults 250.00 Admission
Children 40.00 Admission
Children 120.00 Admission
* Price from
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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