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 2019

Fashion designer and textile artist Julie Skarland will decorate Maihaugen's Christmas tree this year.

Letters from the front – Dear Mother

New strong exhibition with letters written in war or captivity.

We won the land

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


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

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.

Previous exhibitions

Archive of exhibitions the last years.