Guide at Maihaugen in her national costume.
  • Guide at Maihaugen in her national costume.
  • Garmo Stavkirke - Maihaugen
  • Queen Sonja's childhood home at Maihaugen.
  • 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.
  • Children sleighing at Maihaugen.
  • Family in front of the stave church at Maihaugen.

Maihaugen Museum



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  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
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Recent Reviews:

  • merlinsurrietrekker
    Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
    Trip Type:
    Must See
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 18th September 2019
    Great idea by a forward thinking man to establish this museum to ancestral treasures. We had a lovely guide share the background of the founder, site, and many of the buildings. During the tour... Read full review
  • myt2015
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Trip Type:
    Amazing park - inadequate direction signs - could get lost
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 10th October 2019
    Nice big park with some 200 old to ancient buildings made of timbers and roof made of slate and grasses. All the buildings were unique in their own ways. There is a big pond which has many wild ducks... Read full review
  • amandatallullah
    New Ross, Ireland
    Trip Type:
    An insight into traditional Nordic style buildings
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 23rd December 2019
    Does as it says on the tin. In winter with the snow it was quite beautiful to walk around. Lots of different wooden cabins and building that represented classic style from days gone by. Set in... 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
12 June 2020 - 31 Aug 2020NOK175.00
Children 6-15 yearsNOK85.00 tickets
12 June 2020 - 31 Aug 2020NOK85.00
Family ticketNOK435.00 tickets
12 June 2020 - 31 Aug 2020NOK435.00
StudentNOK115.00 tickets
12 June 2020 - 31 Aug 2020NOK115.00

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

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Maihaugvegen 1
2609 Lillehammer

Tel: +47 61 28 89 00


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Opening Times

June – August (12 June 2020 - 31 Aug 2020)
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Bank HolidayClosed
Fall (1 Sept 2020 - 23 Dec 2020)
Tuesday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00
Bank HolidayClosed
Christmas (26 Dec 2020 - 30 Dec 2020)
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday - Wednesday11:00 - 15:00
Winter/Spring (1 Jan 2021 - 31 May 2021)
Tuesday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00

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