Urban, art and culture adventure

Top tips for exploring urban life, art, and culture with the girls

Museums, factory outlet at Ment, glassblowing workshop, or a trip with the White Swan of Mjøsa – these are only some of the attractions worth exploring in Lillehammer. 
Read more: Activities for those looking for culture and attractions

  1. The entrance at MENT
    Norwegian design and porcelain production. Visit the factory store, the gallery, the factory garden, the design studio, and the production area.
    1. The entrance at Lillehammer Art Museum
      Lillehammer Art Museum is located in a unique building designed by Snøhetta, in the centre of Lillehammer. The permanent collection comprises Norwegian visual art from the 1830s up until today, and the museum also presents temporary exhibitions featuring Norwegian and international art.
      1. Friday, 1st September 2023Friday, 31st May 2024
      2. Thursday, 1st June 2023Saturday, 31st August 2024
    2. Adults and children entering a historic timber house by Garmo stave church.
      Maihaugen offers activities and experiences for the whole family. Enjoy the idyllic surroundings of this great open-air museum and experience life like in the old days.
    3. The library at Bjerkebæk
      Welcome to the home of Nobel laureate Sigrid Undset (1882–1949), one of Norway’s great female writers. Her home is a short walk from downtown Lillehammer.
      1. Skibladner sailing at Mjøsa
        "Skibladner" is the pride of inland Norway. Dating back to 1856, she is the world's oldest paddle steamer still in scheduled service. Every summer, she travels the vast of lake Mjøsa, and this venerable old lady is a welcome sight for people in the villages and towns around Mjøsa.

        Recommended accommodation in town

        Stay at one of the high-quality chain hotels, or try the unique Mølla hotel and its fascinating story about its journey from mill to hotel. Activities and attractions are within easy reach, whichever option you choose. 
        Read more: All accommodation providers in Lillehammer town centre

        1. The reception Scandic Lillehammer
          The hotel is located in the centre of the picturesque town of Lillehammer, and is situated within the attractive and tranquil surroundings of its own private park. Only 200 m from Maihaugen Museum, and the Olympic Park, and 600 m from the main shopping street in Lillehammer.
        2. Double room, Clarion Collection Hotel Hammer
          Clarion Collection Hotel Hammer: the best and most obvious choice for business travellers in Lillehammer.
        3. doble room Scandic Victoria
          Scandic Victoria Hotel is centrally located in the Olympic town on the popular main pedestrain street "Storgaten". The town is known for its charming old wooden houses. The hotel's location makes it an ideal base for enjoying the many activities and attractions that Lillehammer and the surrounding area have to offer.

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