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Weekend program

Join us on a fascinating journey through time at Norsk Folkemuseum. Discover Norwegian history from the distant times of the Middle Ages to the exiting present. The past comes alive in our lovely Open-Air museum with the possibility to visit numerous authentic old buildings collected from different regions around the country.

Discover the essence of Norway in a single day’s visit and see unique traditions and lifestyles presented to you by our friendly museum hosts. The museum also offers a selection of exciting indoor exhibitions. Perfect for a rainy day!

Engaging family activities

  • THE BLACKSMITH: Try forging and carpentry.
  • GREET THE ANIMALS: In the barn and grazing in the fields.
  • NORWEGIAN FAIRYTALES: In Numedal at 12.00 and 15.00.
  • BAKING LEFSE: Taste freshly baked traditional Norwegian lefse.

  • THE GROCERY STORE: Buy old fashioned sweets.

  • DO THE LAUNDRY: Try washing clothes in a sink tub at Enerhaugen.

  • CUT AND FOLD: Make clothes for paper dolls, fold paper airplanes or make a paper flute at Bjørg's kitchen table in Trøndelagstunet.

Playareas for children

  • Playground with obstacle course and new play equipment.
  • Tre tractor Gråtass in Trøndelag.
  • Wooden animals to pet in the barn in Setesdal.
  • Stilts at Karterud and at Enerhaugen.
  • Lasso throwing at the Sami settlement.
  • Drawingtable in the Toy Exhibition.
  • Play- and readingcorner in the Exhibition Hall.
  • Play Detective at the Museum attic. 


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