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. In 1904 the museum was moved to Maihaugen.
Maihaugen has one of the country's biggest and best weapons collections. In the collection there are weapons back to 1500, as the world's oldest revolver from 1597, and other weapons right up to our own time.
23 November 2013 – 31 August 2014.This exhibition at Maihaugen and Lillehammer Art Museum presents beautiful textiles from the past and present.
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.
Norwegian, English, German, French, Dutch, Russian, Polish and Slovakian.