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Harvest Festival for Kids

Harvest your own potatoes and join us for mini tractor races, linedancing and other fun activities related to potatoes and tractors! Welcome to a fun and engaging week at Norsk Folkemuseum during the autumn holidays!

The Harvest festival has activities for the whole family. All children under 18 have free entry.

Program (every day)

Potato harvest:

  • Harvest potatoes straight from the field. (Up to 10 potatoes for NOK 25)​

Games at the Festival Grounds: 

  • Mini tractor race: In collaboration with Felleskjøpet.
  • Farm games: Join the contest - lift milk buckets or throw horseshoes.fire at the DNT-cabin

Campfire by the DNT-hytte

  • Grill apples and cozy up around the warm campfire.

Greet the animals

  • Grazing in the fields.
  • Linedance and taste tests in Trøndelagstunet​

  • Linedance: Learn to linedance with an instructor from "Kom og Dans". Every half hour between 12.00 and 15.30.
  • Potato sampling in the barn: Exchange a potato you have won or picked for a tasty potato dish. ​Choose between potato puffs that the children can make themselves or old fashioned potato soup from a 1950's recipe
  • Bingo - With potatos and tractors! In collaboration with Felleskjøpet.
  • Kafe Arkadia serves delicious potato soup

    Other activities for Kids

    • THE BLACKSMITH: Try forging and carpentry.
    • NORWEGIAN FAIRYTALES: In Numedal at 12.00 and 15.00.
    • THE GROCERY STORE: Buy old fashioned sweets.
    • FUN PLAYGROUNDS: Playground with obstacle course and brand new play equipment. The tractor Gråtass in Trøndelag, wooden animals to pet in the barn in Setesdal, stilts at Karterud, lasso throwing at the Sami settlement, drawing table in the Toy Exhibition and a play and reading corner in the Exhibition Hall. 

    Saturday and Sunday

  • BAKING LEFSE: Taste freshly baked traditional Norwegian lefse.
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