Maihaugen Open- Air Museum

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  • Address: Maihaugvegen 1, 2609 Lillehammer, Norway
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +47-61288900
  • Ticket Price: 110 NOK
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum

Maihaugen Open- Air Museum - Review

This is one of the most visited attractions in the country and consists of more than 200 buildings. It is also one of the largest open- air museums of Northern Europe. The museum was founded by Anders Servig and later many additions were made to the building. 

The main attractions of the museum are:

  • Rural Collection: This is dedicated to the objects and lifestyles from the villages during the period of 1700- 1850. There are also houses from the 15th century.
  • Historic Town: These are a collection of buildings from the period 1900 to 1920.
  • Residential Area: This section comprises single family homes from all decades of the 20th century.
  • The Garmo Stave Church that was dissembled and bought by Servig who later erected in the Maihaugen campus.
  • There is a large photography indoor museum.

Maihaugen Open- Air Museum Ticket Prices

  • Adults: NOK 110
  • Children: (6-15 years) NOK 55
  • Family: (children under 16) NOK 275
  • Senior / Student: NOK 90

How To reach Maihaugen Open- Air Museum by Public Transport

  • You can book a taxi to the location.
  • Take a bus from Sondre gate Lillehammer Norway.

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  • Maihaugen Open- Air Museum Address: Maihaugvegen 1, 2609 Lillehammer, Norway
  • Maihaugen Open- Air Museum Contact Number: +47-61288900
  • Maihaugen Open- Air Museum Timing: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Maihaugen Open- Air Museum Price: 110 NOK
  • Best time to visit Maihaugen Open- Air Museum(preferred time): 11:30 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Maihaugen Open- Air Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Maihaugen Open- Air Museum

  • 95% of people who visit Lillehammer include Maihaugen Open- Air Museum in their plan

  • 85.57% of people start their Maihaugen Open- Air Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Maihaugen Open- Air Museum

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

93.27% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Maihaugen Open- Air Museum

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Maihaugen Open- Air Museum, Lillehammer Reviews

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  • The traditional buildings were quite interesting. If you have time, do the "tour"with the English Lady. Great place to spend a few hours.

  • A very nice open air museum, but it lacks a bit more interaction. It also closes at 4:00 PM so better get there early and rush through the buildings.

  • A very interesting place for those who would like to see building and architecture from norways past present and even future. Also has interactive shows where the kids get to help and a wide selection of food and treats as well as old timey shops where you get to try out some old crafts and shops that sell original items made by the craftsmen/women that work there.

  • Walk around and feel the peace from old buildings made with skills now lost.

  • This is the best museum of dwellings that I have ever seen.

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