Daily programme

Norsk Folkemuseum is a large outdoor area that exhibits life in Norway from the Middle Ages to the present day. We have a variety of activities and attractions to engage the whole family. Several of the activities are new this year and are suitable for children of all ages.

Daily Programme August 15 - September 26

Kvinne i drakt med fruktkurv (Foto/Photo)

Every day 10-17

  • NATURE TRAIL

    Do you take the challenge and join in for the museum’s very own nature trail? Suitable for the whole family. Starts from the carpentry workshop and smithy.

  • MEET THE PIG

    In Trøndelag you will find the museum’s pigs. The rest of the animals are grazing in the fields. Which animals can you find of calves, sheeps, chickens and rabbits?

  • TIMESCAPE 1600-1914

    Join a colourful journey through time while learning about the emergence of Norwegian urban culture. Meet Norway’s elite and see how they were influenced by abroad.

  • ON THE TRACK

    Look and find. Look and win! Join this summer’s task path, where you will find the solution to a summer word. Different tasks for all ages. Remember to pick up the task booklet in the Visitor‘s Center!

  • PAINTING EXHIBITION by Ida Lorentzen.

    Stories of 12 paintings inspired by the exhibition TIMESCAPE and old buildings in The Open-Air Museum.

  • DINNER IN NORWAY

    Documentary photographer Andrea Gjestvang has photographed 26 Norwegian households having dinner. Outdoor exhibition.

  • PERMANENT EXHIBITIONS

    Norwegian Folk Art, Folk dress, Sami Culture, Reformation, Norwegian Church Art, The Storting Chamber, Finnmark and The Apartment Building

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Saturday and Sunday

  • FAIRYTALES

    In Grøslistua, children can enjoy listening to fairytales in front of the fireplace in Numedal. Every day 12:00 & 15:00

  • THE GROCERY STORE

    The Grocery Store sells old-fashioned candies in cones - just like your grandmother remembers it. Children love it!

  • BAKING LEFSE

    Taste freshly baked traditional Norwegian lefse. Watch the process, smell the baking - and taste the result!

  • SNEKKERSMIA

    Meet the blacksmith and carpenter here. Try forging, whittling, carpentry or working with tin.

  • FARM GAMES

    Compete in holding milk buckets, carrying water buckets, stacking firewood or throwing horseshoes. Can you beat your dad? Can you break the record?

  • ENERHAUGEN

    in the Old Town was among Christiania’s - later known as Oslo’s - easternmost suburbs. Here you meet the worker’s wife Agnes, who under simple conditions cooks and makes coffee on a wood stove. Can you help her wash little sister’s shirt?

  • HOSTS IN TRADITIONAL DRESS

    welcome you in the Stave Church, Numedal, Enerhaugen and the Grocery Store.

Stavkirke fra Gol på Norsk Folkemuseum (Foto/Photo)

On selected days

  • TUESDAYS 12.00

    Guided tours in english

  • WEDNESDAYS 12.00

    Special tours (in norwegian)