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De Heibergske Samlinger, Sogn Folkemuseum

Vestreim, Kaupanger 6854, Norway
+47 57 67 82 06
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Traditional buildings beautifully set

This museum has both a huge outdoor as well as indoor exebition. The buildings from different parts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
650KarinB
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Oslo, Norway
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You have seen the turf covered houses dotted over the mountainside, this is the chance to see inside!

Part of a 3 stop tour taking in the boat museum and Stave church, this enabled the visitor to... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Mary P
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Vestreim, Kaupanger 6854, Norway
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has both a huge outdoor as well as indoor exebition. The buildings from different parts and time periods in Sogn are set in the park area so that you can imagine their origins. There are tails and playground for children. Inside there is...More

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Helge Willy R, Konsulent at De Heibergske Samlinger, Sogn Folkemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for those nice words. And thanks for visiting us..

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Part of a 3 stop tour taking in the boat museum and Stave church, this enabled the visitor to actually see in side some of the turf covered farm buildings and learn about the hard life the Norwegians endured. We were given fascinating insights in...More

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Helge Willy R, Konsulent at De Heibergske Samlinger, Sogn Folkemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice words. We are working on the labeling, and we will update our information both outside and inside the museum. Glad to know you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

You need the tour around the outside houses to bring this place to life. Allow at least an hour for outside and another for inside - very interesting insight into historic Norway lifestyles.

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Helge Willy R, Konsulent, DHS-SF at De Heibergske Samlinger, Sogn Folkemuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you so much for those nice words...

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

This place was on our itinerary to visit when doing a tour of the Fjords with Newmarket Travel. It is an amazing place and reminded me of 'The Open Air Museum' near me in Chichester. (Take old buildings from the past and rebuilding them in...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a lovely place to visit and walk around. A trip into the past to see how the folk lived and worked. There are numerous buildings to walk around and get a feel of what it was like then. It is helped if the...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went on a guided tour of the historical houses - super interesting and really gives you an idea of how people used to live in Norway from way back when all the way up until modern times. Lots of great additional info provided by the...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I’ve been here a couple of times through school trips, but I’ve never been as satisfied as I was Saturday almost a fortnight ago. After a bowl of potato soup, we were given an excellent guided tour through their outside areas that was very interesting...More

1  Thank FredStoyva
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Some times during the summer season various local catering businesses are invited to provide dinner at the cafeteria. The meals are typically based on local traditions and local produce and often with an innovative and creative twist or combination. Worth a visit for the food...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2014

This open air museum is worth a look if you have time. There are many historic homes with good descriptions on the plaques. The site is pretty. The farm animal viewing was not much. There are no live demonstrations and staff do not position themselves...More

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AnnieLaurie48
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Response from Helge Willy R | Property representative |
Hi, Our museum are open from 10AM to 5PM every day from June to September. From October trough May we are open 10AM to 3PM weekdays. Welcome..
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