Man and woman in old costumes by a wooden fence in front of old timber houses at the open-air museum Maihaugen in Lillehammer in Norway.

Maihaugen Museum


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  • Kathe H
    Brevard, NC
    Best in Norway
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 11th October 2018
    Best open air museum we experienced in Norway. Over 200 structures but all are arranged in interesting and educational groupings. Highly recommend. Read full review
  • lisa c
    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    A wonder world of old Norway
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 9th October 2018
    Our guide was outstanding, and you could wander all over and see the varied buildings. Sometimes they were not open, which was a disappointment, but it was beautiful Read full review
  • Runnerny2244
    South Orange, New Jersey
    Trip Type:
    Norwegian History
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th September 2018
    This is a cool place to walk around on a day with nice weather. They have all kinds of old buildings from around Norway from historic times. Read full review



  • Eco-certified

General facilities

  • dogs on a leash are allowed
  • family friendly
  • open all year
  • outdoor parking - surcharge
  • Restaurant/Cafe
  • shop

Museums, Galleries and crafts

  • museum
  • museum shop

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdultsNOK135.00 tickets
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK175.00
1 Sept 2018 - 31 May 2019NOK135.00
Children 6-15 yearsNOK65.00 tickets
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK85.00
1 Sept 2018 - 31 May 2019NOK65.00
Family ticketNOK335.00 tickets
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK435.00
1 Sept 2018 - 31 May 2019NOK335.00
Senior/StudentNOK95.00 tickets
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK115.00
1 Sept 2018 - 31 May 2019NOK95.00

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


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Road Directions

Maihaugen is within walking distance of the centre of Lillehammer and the railwaystation. There are signs to the museum from the mainroad E6.

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Maihaugvegen 1
2609 Lillehammer

Tel: +47 61 28 89 00


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Opening Times

Maihaugen (1 Sept 2018 - 31 May 2019)
Tuesday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Bank HolidayClosed


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