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Norsk Folkemuseum shows how people lived in Norway from 1500 to the present through its collections from around the country. Among the highlights are the Stave Church from Gol, dating from 1200 and an apartment building with homes from the 20th...more
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Spent a saturday at this traditional museum in Oslo. Its a Nice museum to bring a toddler, rather spacious area to walk, see animals, folkdance and the amazing stave Church. Even has a small playground where you can bring your packed Lunch. No fancy Hightech...More
This amazing place took us back in time. We experienced the different era´s of folk. The buildings gave us an insight in the way of life, with indepth information in Norwegian and English. Almost all buildings were really used, no reconstructions.
Even though the high...More
We took a boat to the spot where this museum is located. After you get off the boat it is a short walk to the museum. It is a combination of an inside display and mostly outdoor buildings to explore. They are buildings from the...More
I recommend visiting here as it not only have an amazing Stave Church but homes and buildings from different generations and locations in Norway, be prepared its quite a big area and a hike up to the Stave church.
The exhibitions of the artifacts from everyday life are extensive and informative, but the collection of buildings from cities and farms all around Norway are reminiscent of Henry Ford’s Greenfield Village; except they cover a far greater span of time, from as far back as...More
The indoor exhibit of how folk art (carving, decorative painting, fiber arts etc) had evolved is well done, with decent explanations in English. Since we visited in September some of the outdoor interpretavie people were not around, but there was a very informative lady at...More
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There are benches however there is also a lot of walking required to see the exhibits. In addition, there are a couple of fairly steep hills to climb (to see the Stave Church). It is well worth the time but substantial... More
There are benches however there is also a lot of walking required to see the exhibits. In addition, there are a couple of fairly steep hills to climb (to see the Stave Church). It is well worth the time but substantial walking is required.