Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson's home Aulestad

The living room at Aulestad
  • The living room at Aulestad
  • Aulestad, the home of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson.
  • Guide at Aulestad wishes you welcome
  • The office at Aulestad
  • The fire place at Aulestad
  • Aulestad - Bjørnstjerne Bjørnsons Home
  • Aulestad summer, seen from the road


Get to know the Nobel laureate Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

The well known and beautiful farm Aulestad is located just a short drive north of Lillehammer. At the top of the birch alley you will find the grand barn in which you can visit a new exhibition on Bjørnson’s life and literary works.

Guided tours
Join in a guided tour in the home and hear stories about Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson and his life at Aulestad. The home is one of Norway's best preserved artist homes, and it feels like the Bjørnson family is only out for a moment.

«A Mighty Rumble» is a colourful exhibition on Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson’s life and literary works. Visit the exhibition inside the grand barn at the top of the birch avenue at Aulestad. You can also see an exhibition on Bjørnsons wagons and artworks by Jacob Weidemann.

Beautiful garden
The beautiful garden, the farmyard and the park invites to magnificent experiences, a breathtaking view and silent thoughts.

Activities for children
Children can play and go for a discovery tour in the garden. Inside the barn there are fun mirrors and more activites for children. 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdultNOK150.00 tickets
Children and youth 6–25 yearsNOK65.00 tickets
StudentNOK65.00 tickets

Family discount! Pay for the adults and one child. Bring up to three extra children for free.

Visit more museums! We offer a 25 % discount when you buy tickets for two or more of the museums in the Lillehammer Museum Foundation at the same time. This applies to Maihaugen (included The Norwegian Postal Museum and The Norwegian Olympic Museum), Lillehammer Art Museum, Aulestad and Bjekebæk.



  • Eco-certified

General facilities

  • café

Museums, Galleries and crafts

  • museum


  • Stiftelsen Miljøfyrtårn Eco-Lighthouse
From NOK65.00

Get in touch

Tel: +47 61288900

Aulestadvegen 6-14
2656 Follebu

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Midsummer (17 June 2024 - 18 Aug 2024)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Late summer (19 Aug 2024 - 31 Aug 2024)
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
September (1 Sept 2024 - 30 Sept 2024)
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00

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