Daily programme




Maihaugen’s new main exhibition is Influences. The exhibition contains more than 1000 of the most important objects in the museum’s collection.

Look through the doors to historical houses

All year you find open doors to a few of Maihaugen's historical houses. You can not enter, but may have a peek through the door.

The rural district as an interconnected whole

Outdoor photo exhibition on the history of the open-air museum.

Hytta – four walls around a dream

Exhibition on the cabin's role in Norwegian families, and the joys and sorrows that come with it.

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.

Forest trail

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

Queen Sonja's childhood home is closed

The house opens for visitors 1 June 2021.

The museum shop

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


The café at Maihaugen has beautiful views of Garmo Stave Church, the lake Mjøsa and the city.

The Norwegian Olympic Museum

Daily programme at the Olympic museum at Maihaugen.

Upcoming events

Maihaugen's Christmas Market is cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic situation.
Lillehammer, Maihaugvegen 1, Oppland
Lillehammer Museum