Daily program

15 June–15 August 2017

The museum is open 10.00 – 17.00.

Tours and plays

Welcome into the historic environments

Many of the historic houses are open, and you can meet actors and guides who tell stories.

Visit our historical shop Avlangrud, where you can get buy both local and exotic food to bring home.

Explore on your own

Exhibitions in the open-air museum

  • New! Myklebu. Cabin from 1965.
  • The atelier of the painter Alf Lundeby. 1915-house.
  • Photo studio and book bindery in the Town.
  • Fishing exhibition. Knuvel huts/Breisjøen.
  • Soldiers’ uniforms. The military depot.
  • Bjørnstad – Sandvigs bravest idea. Bjørnstad.

Exhibitions in the visitor center

Other activities

  • Ceramist Idun Sira. The Pottery. Production and sale of ceramics. Open with exception of some days.
  • Vevstua – weaving workshop by Ellen Strangstad. The Prison. Production and sale of handicrafts. 1–31 July, Monday–Friday.
  • Treasures on wheels. Demonstration of historical postal vehicles. Town square. 13–16 and 20–27 July.
  • Walk round about, Peer! Guided tour in English about Ibsen, Munch and Grieg’s relation to Gudbrandsdalen. 45 min. Adults. Meet at the Parsonage. 4–13 August, every day 13.15.

Welcome to summer joy at Maihaugen!

Also see: Daily program 16–31 August

People in clothes from the old days sitting by a timber house with a horse at Maihaugen open-air museum in Lillehammer.

Experience farm life like at the end of the 1800s. Photo: Esben Haakenstad

Two girls sitting in the grass with wild flowers in front of Garmo stave church at Maihaugen in Lillehammer.

In front of Garmo stave church. Photo: Esben Haakenstad

Boy and girl in clothes from the old days at Maihaugen open-air museum in Lillehammer.

At Maihaugen you get to experience Norwegian traditions and way of life. Photo: Mark Purnell