Daily programme



Flora, fauna and flatbread

Walking play taking you on an exotic journey in the Norwegian mountains.

Into Norwegian homes

A guided tour through Norwegian homes from the 20th century.

Historic environments

Meet actors and guides in the historical houses.


An exhibition on the end of life.

Photographer H. H. Lie

Gudbrandsdalen in development 1886–1918. 

Masterpieces in miniature

Be impressed by the details on the engraved stamps.

We won the land

Step into the Ice Age and experience Norway's great history!

Folk Art in Gudbrandsdalen

This is a permanent exhibition showing beautiful artefacts from the 1700s and 1800s.

Fishing exhibition - Knuvel huts

Stories about buildings, tools, boats and techniques developed and used when fishing.

Anders Sandvig's dental office

Maihaugen`s founder, Anders Sandvig, was a dedicated dentist.

Mail en route

Exhibition on Norway's postal history in the post building, where you will also meet a real post master.

Forest trail

Take a walk through the 1890s forest and learn about the woods as a resource and workplace.

Writing and drawing for children

In the attic of the Norwegian Postal Museum there are fun activities for children.


Visiting old and newer play houses are fun for both little ones and grown ups.

Message baton - treasure hunt

Join in the treasure hunt and find the message batons in the open-air museum.

Fishing in the lake Breisjøen

Try to catch fish with a bamboo fishing rod.

Historical shop

Our historical shop Avlangrud is open with lots of fine food.

The museum shop

The museum shop is located in the visitor center. It is open all year.

The Norwegian Olympic Museum

Daily programme at the Olympic museum at Maihaugen.

Upcoming events

Childrens Summer Day offers more than 50 fun activities for children of all ages.
Lillehammer, Maihaugvegen 1, Oppland
Lillehammer Museum

Maihaugen's Christmas Market takes place during the first weekend of Advent and thousands of visitors come to Lillehamme...
Lillehammer, Maihaugvegen 1, Oppland
Lillehammer Museum