Daily programme

Anders Sandvig's dental office

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

Balance trail

An exciting trail for children through the woods, where there might live gnomes and trolls.

Message baton - treasure hunt

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

Queen Sonja's childhood home

Welcome into the 1930s house where Norway's Queen Sonja grew up.

Grazing animals

In the summer you can see Maihaugen's animals out in the fields in the open-air museum.

Death

An exhibition on the end of life.

Fishing in the lake Breisjøen

Try to catch fish with a bamboo fishing rod.

Fishing exhibition - Knuvel huts

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

Flora, fauna and flatbread

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

Folk Art in Gudbrandsdalen

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

Photographer H. H. Lie

Gudbrandsdalen in development 1886–1918. 

A walk through 100 years

The tour takes you from the Rural section to the Residential area at Maihaugen.

A walk through 100 years

The tour takes you from the Rural section to the Residential area at Maihaugen.

A walk through 100 years

The tour takes you from the Rural section to the Residential area at Maihaugen.

Workshops

Look into authentic workshops in the Town of the open-air museum.

Inger Holbø: The town – The valley – Maihaugen

Exhibition on tapestry in dialogue with Maihaugen.

We won the land

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

Playhouses

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

The museum shop

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

Maihaugen's Christmas tree 2018

The artist Kjell Erik Killi-Olsen has decorated Maihaugen's Christmas tree this year.

Masterpieces in miniature

Be impressed by the details on the engraved stamps.

The Norwegian Olympic Museum

Daily programme at the Olympic museum at Maihaugen.

Into Norwegian homes

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

Mail en route

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

Post on rail

Enter the train and see how post was effectively sorted here.

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.

Historic environments

Meet actors and guides in the historical houses.

Historic environments

Meet actors and guides in the historical houses.

Historic environments

Meet actors and guides in the historical houses.

Walk round about, Peer!

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Welcome to a story about the famous Norwegian artists Ibsen, Grieg and Munch.

Historical shop

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

Historical shop

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

Open historical houses

All year you find open doors to several of Maihaugen's historical houses, so you can take a peek through the door.