Exhibitions

There are always several exhibitions at Maihaugen at Lillehammer. Some are permanent for many years whilst others are temporary. The exhibitions are located in the Open Air Museum and inside the visitor center. 

Maihaugen's Christmas tree 2018

This year the artist Kjell Erik Killi-Olsen is decorating Maihaugen's Christmas tree. 

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!

Workshops

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

Folk Art in Gudbrandsdalen

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

Anders Sandvig's dental office

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

Fishing exhibition - Knuvel huts

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

Post on rail

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

Mail en route

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

Maihaugen’s Christmas tree

December - January
Every year an artist or designer makes specially designed decorations for Maihaugen's Christmas tree.