Map and program

From
17. June

To
18. August

Every day

Welcome to Maihaugen!

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS AND EXHIBITIONS
• The Rural District as an Interconnected Whole. Photo exhibition.
• Traditional fishing. Photo exhibition by Breisjøen.
• The Norwegian Trekking Association cabin Gråhøgdbu. Open with host Wednesdays and Thursdays 20.06–15.8
• Åseng. Meet the host on selected days.
• Forest trail– the forest as workplace and resource.
• Valbjørsetra: Poster exhibition about summer farming
• The 1915-house:
   o Painter Alf Lundeby’s atelier.
   o Film about Queen Sonja’s Childhood Home
• Exhibitions in the Town:
   o Tanner at work selected days.
   o Tin smith, painter, hair dresser, hatter, tailor, shoemaker, brass moulder, photo atelier, book bindery.
   o Craft exhibition by the Norwegian Crafts Institute.
• The Norwegian Postal Museum in the Town:
   o Mail en Route. Norway’s postal history.
   o The Story of the Mail box.
   o Wearing a history– Postal uniforms.
   o Wearing History – postal uniforms. 17.6–28.8
   o Treasures on Wheels. The Postal Service’s vehicles in the Post Garage in the Town. 17.6–18.8
   o Meet the Post Master.

ACTIVITIES
• Behind closed doors at Bjørnstad. Guided tour at the farm Bjørnstad. Every day 12.00
• Property Viewing! Meet Maihaugen’s ”real estate agent”. In the Residentia area. All day.
• Facts about houses and farms: Several houses have signs with QR-codes you can scan for more information.
  Some in Norwegian only.

EXHIBITIONS IN THE VISITOR CENTER
• Impulses – more than 1000 of the most important objects from the museum collection.
• We Won the Land. Norwegian history from the Ice Age until today.
• How Many Tons. The melting of the glaciers.
• Anders Sandvig’s dental office.
• Keep it quiet! Family secrets in the aftermath of WWII.
• STEINLEN: Paris– Aulestad RT. The summer when T.A. Steinlen visited Aulestad.

FOR CHILDREN
• ’Kubb’, stilts and skipping rope in Olsengården in the Town.
• Playground, skipping rope and hopscotch in the Residential Area.
• Fishing with bamboo rods at the lake Breisjøen.
• Grazing animals.
• Mission Impulses. Rebus in the exhibition Impulses.

THE NORWEGIAN OLYMPIC MUSEUM
Take the journey from the first Olympic games until today, see highlights from the history of sports, and the greatest Norwegian sporting achievements in the Olympics. Experience the festival atmosphere in Oslo in 1952 and in Lillehammer in 1994. Included in the ticket to Maihaugen.

THE NORWEGIAN POSTAL MUSEUM
Experience Norway’s postal history with mail robberies, stamps, and communication history. Included in the ticket to Maihaugen.

SHOPS
• The museum shop offers a varied selection of quality design products.
• The historic shop Avlangrud in the Town. 17.6–11.8

EATERIES
• The Maihaugen cafeteria in the visitor center: Every day in the museum’s opening hours.
• Kirkestuen: 23.6–11.8
• The Bakery in the Town: 23.6–11.8

DOGS AT THE MUSEUM
Dogs are welcome in the open-air museum, but not inside houses or exhibitions. Please keep the dog in leash and show consideration for our grazing animals.

 

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