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Maihaugenis one of the finest open-air museums in Norway, first and foremost thanks to its location on the mountainside, overlooking the centre of Lillehammer. But also on account of the impressive number of wooden buildings grouped together here on a 396ha area of woodland. Dedicated to safeguarding the rural heritage and bringing the region's architectural diversity to the fore, this museum, created in 1904, presents around 150 traditional 18C and 19C houses, which have been painstakingly reconstructed. Astave churchwas transported from Lomand reconstructed as it was in the 18C. In summer, people and animals live in theØygardenfarm and craftsmen work in the workshops. The interior museumhas a superbethnography collection of craftsmen's workshops and folk art objects.

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  • Address : Maihaugvegen 1 N - 2609 Lillehammer2609Lillehammer
  • Phone : 61 28 89 00
  • E-mail : post@maihaugen.no
  • Website :
  • Prices : 150 nok (-15 years old 75 nok)

Opening hours :

  • Jun-Aug: 10am-5pm; rest of year: daily except Mon 11am-4pm

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