Bjerkebæk - Sigrid Undset's home

The library at Bjerkebæk
  • The library at Bjerkebæk
  • An old typewriter at Bjerkebæk
  • The garden at Bjerkebæk
  • Bjerkebæk
  • Living room at Bjerkebæk
  • Bedroom at Bjerkebæk
  • Bjerkebæk - fire place
  • Nobel price winner in litterature Sigrid Undseth
  • Bjerkebæk
  • The cafeteria at Bjerkebæk

About

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, among them the medivial triology Kristin Lavransdatter.

The famous author’s home is located just a short walk from Lillehammer city center.

Join in a guided tour in the home and get to know Sigrid Undset and her life at Bjerkebæk.

The garden
Sigrid Undset was passionate about flowers and nature. She transformed the garden at Bjerkebæk from a pile of stones into a beautiful garden. Stepping into Bjerkebæk's garden feels like going back in time and it is almost like you can see the author herself wandering through her garden.

In the guset house you can visit the exhibition «Sigrid Undset’s travels»

The museum shop
Inside the modern visitor center you will find the museum shop with books and giftware.

Opening Times

Early summer (21 May 2023 - 19 June 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Midsummer (20 June 2023 - 18 Aug 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Late summer (19 Aug 2023 - 31 Aug 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
September (1 Sept 2023 - 30 Sept 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday12:00 - 18:00

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Awards

  • Stiftelsen Miljøfyrtårn Eco-Lighthouse

Awards

  • Stiftelsen Miljøfyrtårn Eco-Lighthouse

Facilities

Classification

  • Eco-certified

Duration

  • 2 hours

General facilities

  • café

Museums, Galleries and crafts

  • museum
  • museum shop

Other services

  • bookshop

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
StudentNOK65.00 tickets
AdultNOK145.00 tickets
Children and youth 6–25 yearsNOK65.00 tickets

Family discount! Adults with children pay for one child only (up to three extra children free).

From NOK65.00

Get in touch

Tel: +47 61 28 89 00

Sigrid Undsetsveg 16E
2615 Lillehammer

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