Welcome to the home of one of Norway’s great female writers.
Nobel laureate Sigrid Undset (1882–1949) lived at Bjerkebæk with her three children.
Here she wrote the novels for which she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1928.
Guided tours in the home every day. In the modern visitor center you may watch movies on Sigrid Undset and see exhibitions.
The museum has a nice café with view to the home and a beautiful garden. There is also a gift shop, featuring unique mementos of this famous Norwegian writer.
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- F3312STandreabLondon, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesLiterary MuseumSaturday, 18th August 2018Sigrid Undset although born in Denmark is a Norwegian literary icon. After some success in Christiana / Oslo she moved with her two children, with a third on the way to Lillehammer, where she wrote... Read full review
- Carr Lane QMonson, Massachusetts, United StatesTrip Type:CouplesBeautiful grounds, all well maintainedMonday, 24th June 2019The people who tend the grounds do a fabulous job. Such a peaceful setting for so famous a Norwegian icon. Read full review
- 446sigmundlOslo, NorwayOld Home of Nobel Prize Winner Surprised!Thursday, 8th August 2019It was a delight to find how well kept and professional the Bjerkebæk residence was run. Of course, we had to be guided through the buildings, but the guide was very knowledgeable and the hour with... Read full review
- 2 hours
Museums, Galleries and crafts
- museum shop
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Family ticket||NOK335.00 tickets|
NOK 750,- durring opening hours and NOK 1.000,- outside opening hours.
Minimum 15 persons and maksimum 30 persons per guide.
MapExplore the region
Bjerkebæk is within walking distance of the centre of Lillehammer and the trainstation. Follow signs for Håkons Hall, where there is a free parking lot. Bjerkebæk is located on the other side of the road (down towards the town).
- Stiftelsen Miljøfyrtårn Eco-Lighthouse
|Season (20 May 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 17:00|
|Sigrid Undsets hjem - Bjerkebæk (1 Sept 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)|
|Monday - Friday||Closed|
|Saturday - Sunday||11:00||- 16:00|