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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4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • runenavy
    Lillehammer Region, Norway
    Trip Type:
    A great place to visit for recreation and lessons in history👍🏼
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 27th April 2019
    I have been here several times and it is absolutely a must visit place when you visit Lillehammer. Old re- stored buildings with people guiding you dressed in autentic clothes. Animals used as... Read full review
  • moscow2042
    Moscow, Russia
    time machine walk
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th May 2019
    Musium is representing small fishing village that you can visit in Lillehammer. All internal expostions was closed but we spend good time to expore everthing availble on open air. It is good place... Read full review
  • Dalle1985
    Esbjerg, Denmark
    Trip Type:
    Not much to see
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 14th June 2019
    The visitor center was closed, but the exhibition was open so you could just walk in. It wasn’t much to look at though and toilet facilities (both at the visitors center and at the church) was locked... 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
AdultsNOK175.00 tickets
2 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019NOK135.00
1 June 2019 - 31 Aug 2019NOK175.00
Children 6-15 yearsNOK85.00 tickets
2 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019NOK65.00
1 June 2019 - 31 Aug 2019NOK85.00
Family ticketNOK435.00 tickets
2 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019NOK335.00
1 June 2019 - 31 Aug 2019NOK435.00
Senior/StudentNOK115.00 tickets
2 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019NOK95.00
1 June 2019 - 31 Aug 2019NOK115.00

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 June 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank HolidayClosed
Maihaugen (1 Sept 2019 - 14 Oct 2019)
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Bank HolidayClosed
Maihaugen (15 Oct 2019 - 30 Dec 2019)
Tuesday - Friday11:00 - 15:00
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Bank HolidayClosed


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Sunday, 23rd June 2019 - Sunday, 23rd June 2019

Midsummer Night Celebration at Maihaugen
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Friday, 16th August 2019 - Saturday, 31st August 2019

Sunday, 1st September 2019 - Sunday, 13th October 2019

A walk through hundreds of years – guided tour at Maihaugen
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