Maihaugen - Lillehammer

Maihaugen is an open air museum with 200 old and new buildings, exhibitions, cafes and lots of activities. It was founded by the dentist Anders Sandvig in 1887. Maihaugen is a part of Lillehammer museum, together with Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson's Aulestad, Sigrid Undset's Bjerkebæk, the Norwegian Olympic Museum and the Norwegian Post Museum.

United and faithful until Dovre falls. Gudbrandsdalen in 1814

1 June - 31 August 2014
Try a gun, cast tin soldiers and meet a soldier from the beginning of the 1800s! Experience the dramatic time when Norway got independent.


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Summer joy at Maihaugen

During summer Maihaugen is a paradise for both young and old. Imagine life a hundred years ago, and come play with us!


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A thousand threads – a story told in textiles

23 November 2013 – 31 August 2014.
This exhibition at Maihaugen and Lillehammer Art Museum presents beautiful textiles from the past and present.

 


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Shops at Maihaugen

The museum shops offer a variety of products.


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Slideshow from Maihaugen in several languages

Norwegian, English, German, French, Dutch, Russian, Polish and Slovakian.


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