Maihaugen Open- Air Museum, Lillehammer

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Maihaugen Open- Air Museum, Lillehammer - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Maihaugvegen 1, 2609 Lillehammer, Norway

Phone: +47-61288900

Ticket Price: 110 NOK

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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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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  • There are just few places in the word, where you said, I know it! I had it! It had my parents, or my grandfather ... Full century of our live, habits, fashion, technique, and culture in one big park and many houses. Have to see. Recommended.

  • Really nice open air museum. With lots of old buildings and with people who play to be persons from the time of the buildings they were in. Great schoolteacher we had. Learned a lot about the history from Norway here. Also had a delicious waffle here, the best one from our whole trip.

  • An open-air museum dedicated to preserving history of Norway's architecture from the 18th century to 21st century.

  • Maihaugen is a very interesting and nice visit. Would like to visit in the summer again when there are animals for the kids to see.

  • Has great potential but half the staff were miserable. Half of the buildings seemed to be closed for renovation, surely this could of been done at the start or the end of the year. The girl in the 70's house was awesome, friendly and great with the kids. The girl in the 80's house just looked like she wanted to go home. When asked why the 90's house was closed she just said it's full of pine your not missing anything. The 00's house was also closed with no explanation. Staff in the kitchen cafe were very unhelpful and seemed clueless as to what was going on. Was a great trip down memory lane but wish I could of seen the closed buildings.

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