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The house of Theodor Kittelsen

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.

Opening hours 2024
June 22th - August 17th 

Tuesday - Sunday 11am to 5 pm

Adults: 50 NOK

Kids: 20 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.

Source: Kragerø Turistkontor


The house of Theodor Kittelsen

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