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Maihaugen Open-Air Museum

Maihaugvegen 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
+47 61 28 89 00
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What a great Museum

What a great Museum to visit while in Lillehammer. We had a guide to show us around and she was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rhonda E
Maroochydore, Australia
Interesting museum with plenty to see

We went there on a day where there was a Christmas market aswell so that was an added bonus. Lots... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Maihaugen is the ideal day outdoors for both young and old. We offer activities and adventures for the whole family. In the summer the open air museum offers lots of activities, plays and guided tours for all ages.Join us on a nostalgic journey back to the 20th century. Revisit your childhood memories and share them with your family! Do you remember the 80s?Relax, enjoy the surroundings and let yourself be transported a hundred years back in time. Kids can dress up in old costumes and have fun. Excellent exhibitions, shops and café open all year. In the winter the open air museum is a beautiful place for a nice walk. Don't miss our popular Christmas Market in November/December.
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Maihaugvegen 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
+47 61 28 89 00
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great Museum to visit while in Lillehammer. We had a guide to show us around and she was very informative. Great to learn about the early days in Norway. They also have a inside section to go through too. In all a very...More

Thank Rhonda E
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there on a day where there was a Christmas market aswell so that was an added bonus. Lots of information about Norways history and easy to look around.

Thank AWebb89
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely place to spend a day. Nostalgic to look around the houses from the 50s, 60s, etc and very interesting looking how the Norwegian people lived in years gone by. The site itself is very attractive & you soon forget that you're in the middle...More

Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful outdoor museum worth the visit to see. Homes dating back to the 1400's and how the people lived and survived. A lovely place to see.

Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maihaugen Open Air Museum is an mazing and unique experience of Norwegian heritage, culture and lifestyle. Perfect for kids as well as adults! Let the kids explore and run around in the fantastic surroundings. Lots of room for play and curiosity amongst the old buildings,...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lot this museum. There are a lot of different things to see and when the weather is good it's very pleasant to be outside. The entrance is a little bit expensive (175Nok)

Thank Manon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free after 5pm (although various parts locked you still get a great overview). Lovely to walk round on a sunny evening. Well presented and kept. Very picturesque.

Thank mariabud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this is a good way to understand how the Norwegians lived and what their occupations were back in those days. The museum is situated in a park so it is nice to have a walk. There you can also see goats, sheep, pigs...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not one for folk museums but the Malhaugen was surprisingly interesting. I particularly liked walking through the huts with dirt floors and wondering what it would be like to live there. Moving up through history we sat down in an old school classroom and...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting visit all year round as long as the weather is nice. Beautiful when covered in snow. Lots of interesting buildings explaining the Norwegian history. A must-see!

Thank apolarbearsjourney
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