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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  • Daniele A
    Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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    Loved the actors performance
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 11th August 2018
    The museum is very big and has a lot of different houses of different times. At some specific hours in the day the are some actors that pop out of nowhere to bring you in the past with very nice... Read full review
  • sigrunhelgag
    Nannestad Municipality, Norway
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    A wonderful place to spend the day, for everyone.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 7th August 2018
    We spent a whole day there. Our children found it adventurous and we enjoyed the day. Very interesting buildings and surroundings, our children especially enjoyed meeting the goats. Read full review
  • AbelWei
    Excellent place to visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 5th August 2018
    The open air museum is amazing. It consists of the traditional Norwegian wooden huts and houses. There are actors dressed in the time periods through out the part to explain things to the visitors... Read full review


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
AdultsNOK 175.- tickets
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK 175.-
1 Sept 2018 - 31 May 2019NOK 135.-
Children 6-15 yearsNOK 85.- tickets
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK 85.-
1 Sept 2018 - 31 May 2019NOK 65.-
Family ticketNOK 435.- tickets
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK 435.-
1 Sept 2018 - 31 May 2019NOK 335.-
Senior/StudentNOK 115.- tickets
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK 115.-
1 Sept 2018 - 31 May 2019NOK 95.-

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 2018 - 31 Aug 2018)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank HolidayClosed
Maihaugen (1 Sept 2018 - 31 May 2019)
Tuesday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Bank HolidayClosed


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