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Astruptunet

Astrupvegen 1135, 6847, Norway
+47 974 21 565
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Astruptunet is the well-preserved hillside small-holding where Nikolai Astrup, THE Norwegian... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
RichardSS18
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London, United Kingdom
Great place in a steep hill

Here is the beautiful setting. The place is well worth a visit. Keep in mind that there is a steep... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
731ingeh
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Moss Municipality, Norway
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Nikolai Astrup (1880-1928) is one of Norway’s most renowned and beloved artists. He distinguished himself as a painter and printer and is above all known for his wild and lush landscapes and depictions of traditional life in Vestlandet (west Norway). Astrup helped shape the way we view Vestlandet and, in fact, the whole country. Astruptunet, was Nikolai Astrup’s home for 15 years. The artist purchased the old smallholding in September 1912. The farmstead, which was situated along a steep slope, was in a very poor condition. Astrup nonetheless decided to make this place a future home for himself and his growing family. Astrup created a magical home, and by the 1920s he began to feel contented with “what these hands made”. During the 1920s the new home at Sandalstrand also became a central motif in his art. The museum at Astruptunet opened in 1986. In the gallery you may see Nikolai Astrup's original prints, woodcut blocks, paintings and textiles.
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7 Nov 2017
“Please add this to your itinerary!”
11 Jul 2017
“Brilliant museum and stunning location”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Astrupvegen 1135, 6847, Norway
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Astruptunet is the well-preserved hillside small-holding where Nikolai Astrup, THE Norwegian painter and his wife, a celebrated artist in her own right (textile design), brought up their family. It is on a very steep incline so please plan your trip very carefully, and check, if...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Here is the beautiful setting. The place is well worth a visit. Keep in mind that there is a steep hill up to the yard where the artist has unfolded. It tastes good with a coffee here.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Today we had a guided tour in English by Maria which was very good indeed. Astrup's art is a revelation and on a par with French impressionists. It was a particular pleasure to be shown around his house and studio by a knowledgeable guide who...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Astruptunet is where the Norwegian artist Nikolai Astrup lived and worked through the latter parts of his life. Astrup is sometimes described as Munchs brighter cuisins, his paintings mainly picturing people and nature around Jølster, where Astruptunet is. Astrup also spent parts of his life...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

A wonderful place to visit. Very interesting to see all these old houses and hear about the painter Nikolai Astrup´s history and life. He made this place, which was his home. He lived here together with his family until he died too young in 1928....More

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

During our breathtaking holidays by car in North-West of Norway we also visited the ASTRUPTUNET. The whole trip was an amazing trip through, whatever its possible to believe from nature itself, a wonderlandstory of a countryside. The Astruptunet is a museum dedicated to the artpainter...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2007

Astruptunet is situated on the southern shores of Lake Jolster. Driving northwards from Forde, take the road to the right at Vassenden - close to Jolster hotel. Drive about 10 km - parking by the lake. Entrance fee NOK 50.- includes a guided tour. Cafe...More

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