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


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • 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
  • WanderLust1776
    Hampshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 15th March 2019
    My husband and I only had two days to spend in Lillehammer - Sunday and Monday. The museum is closed Mondays, so we had to try to fit in a visit to the museum on the Sunday afternoon we arrived... Read full review
  • Anne-Milda P
    Oslo, Norway
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    5/5 would recommend to a friend
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th April 2019
    Well we were uncultured enough to visit this museum on a Monday, so it was closed BUT we walked around the farms nonetheless. A must-see if you're someone who likes old stuff, walking outdoors, or... 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 2018 - 1 Jan 2019NOK135.00
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK175.00
Children 6-15 yearsNOK85.00 tickets
2 Jan 2018 - 1 Jan 2019NOK65.00
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK85.00
Family ticketNOK435.00 tickets
2 Jan 2018 - 1 Jan 2019NOK335.00
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK435.00
Senior/StudentNOK115.00 tickets
2 Jan 2018 - 1 Jan 2019NOK95.00
1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018NOK115.00

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.

Add Maihaugen Museum to your Itinerary

Maihaugvegen 1
2609 Lillehammer

Tel: +47 61 28 89 00


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Opening Times

Maihaugen (2 Jan 2018 - 1 Jan 2019)
Tuesday - Friday11:00 - 15:00
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Bank HolidayClosed
Maihaugen (1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank HolidayClosed


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Sunday, 5th May 2019 - Sunday, 5th May 2019

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Saturday, 13th April 2019 - Sunday, 21st April 2019

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Sunday, 19th May 2019 - Sunday, 19th May 2019

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