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:

  • Progenitor
    Central Hungary, Hungary
    Trip Type:
    Very Large Collection of Historic Houses
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th August 2019
    This is a wonderful way to see how Norwegians lived in the past. Particularly interesting are the farmhouses, which represented a large portion of the population in the country around Lillehammer. Read full review
  • Steve P
    Baraboo, Wisconsin
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th August 2019
    These buildings are fantastic! Just walking in them gives you a feeling of almost being there when they were built. Read full review
  • aquispel
    Zoeterwoude, The Netherlands
    Trip Type:
    Nice open air museum!
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 16th August 2019
    Really nice and large museum about the history of Norway in the open air. With a lot of old buildings and nice surroundings you can spend quite a bit of time here. There are also a few activities... 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.


Explore the region

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 (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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A walk through hundreds of years – guided tour at Maihaugen
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