Daily program

16–31 August 2018

The museum is open 10.00 – 17.00.

Open historic houses

  • Meet guides and actors in historic houses.
  • Historic houses with audio guides. 
  • Historic workshops in the Town.

Guided tour

Activities for children

Exhibitions in the open-air museum

  • Wake at Nystua, Bjørnstad.
  • The atelier of the painter Alf Lundeby. 1915-house.
  • Fishing exhibition. Knuvel huts/Breisjøen.
  • Bjørnstad – Anders Sandvig's bravest idea. Bjørnstad.
  • New! Forest trail – the forest as workplace and resource.

Exhibitions in the visitor center

Shops and crafts retail

  • Maihaugen shop – in the visitor center.
  • Production and sale of ceramics by ceramist Idun Sira in The Pottery. Open with exception of some days.

Welcome to explore Norwegian culture, history and traditions!

Summerjoy at Maihaugen. Photo: Esben Haakenstad

It is exciting to walk through the open-air museum with all the different houses. Photo: Esben Haakenstad

Girls in old costumes climbing a latter to the roof of an old timber house.

The girls at the farm takes a break. Photo: Esben Haakenstad