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Museums and Galleries

Exhibitions of many kinds are held all over the county during the summer season; paintings, sculptures, pottery, folk art and much more are on display and for sale.

The world famous painter Edvard Much lived in Kragerø for several years, and he found inspiration to some of his famous works here. You can join a Munch walk in Kragerø in the summer season.

At Venstøp outside Skien you can visit the childhood home of the famous writer Henrik Ibsen. See the dark attic where Ibsen got inspiration to write the «The Wild Duck».

Did you know that the cabin where Sondre Norheim lived is still found in the valley close to the Norwegian Ski Museum at Morgedal? You can hike from the museum up to the cabin and experience the view of the hills where Sondre founded modern skiing.

At the porselain factory Porsgrund Porselænsfabrik in Porsgrunn you can still admire the special straw pattern painting. Exhibitions and outlet in the premises. This year a brand new interactive museum will be opened.

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  1. Add The bridges of Kviteseid 175 years to your Itinerary

    The bridges of Kviteseid 175 years

    Kviteseid

    Historical photograph exhibition about the bridges of Kviteseid - from 1840 until today.

    Price

    Free
  2. Add Øyfjell Local History Museum to your Itinerary

    Øyfjell Local History Museum

    Vinje

    Øyfjell museum of local history has a rich collection of tools, traditional costumes, fine examples of rose painting and various curiosities.

    Price

    Price NOK 40.- Per person to NOK 200.- Per day
  3. Add Knut Skinnarland Sculptural Art Collection - Rauland Kunstmuseum to your Itinerary

    Knut Skinnarland Sculptural Art Collection - Rauland Kunstmuseum

    Vinje

    The Skinnarland Collection houses more than 100 works of art by sculptor Knut Skinnarland and a replica of his studio in Rauland.


    Price

    Price NOK 40.- Per person to NOK 200.- Per day
  4. Add Heavy Water War - The story to your Itinerary

    Heavy Water War - The story

    Tinn

    During the WWII Vemork in Rjukan was in focus for their production of heavy water. The heavy water war stopped the Germans in developing the atom bomb.

  5. Add Notodden Blueseum to your Itinerary

    Notodden Blueseum

    Notodden

    Follow the blues on its fantastic journey from the USA to Europe to Norway and to Notodden.

    Price

    Price NOK 50.- to NOK 100.- Tickets
  6. Add Fyresdal Local History Museum to your Itinerary

    Fyresdal Local History Museum

    Fyresdal

    Fyresdal village museum is situated in Øyskogen (the island forest), which is an attractive park area in the centre of Fyresdal.

    Price

    Price NOK 60.- Per person
  7. Add Berg -  Kragerø Museum to your Itinerary

    Berg - Kragerø Museum

    Kragerø

    At Berg Kragerø Museum can you see how the family Homan survived, and in the showroom you can admire a beautiful toy collection, put yourself in Kragerø past as exporters of ice or see Munch exhibition "Kragerø was good to me".

  8. Add Øverbø to your Itinerary

    Øverbø

    Kviteseid

    The history of Sondre Norheim begins in Morgedal, Telemark.

  9. Add Mosaic - hidden pearls to your Itinerary

    Mosaic - hidden pearls

    Skien

    Mosaikk - hidden pearls in the centre of Skien.

  10. Add Floating high - living freely to your Itinerary

    Floating high - living freely

    Tokke

    Exhibition with spectacular pictures of living birds and animals of the Dalen area, taken by nature photographer Jostein Hellevik.

    Price

    Free
  11. Add Porselensmuseet to your Itinerary

    Porselensmuseet

    Porsgrunn

    Telemark Museum has opened the Porcelain Museum Porsgrund at Porsgrunds Porselænsfabrik (PP).

    At this museum you will be taken on a journey through the porcelain factory´s history.

    Price

    Price NOK 30.- Tickets to NOK 70.- Admission
  12. Add Brekke Museum to your Itinerary

    Brekke Museum

    Skien

    The Culture of Telemark

    Telemark Museum, Brekkeparken, shows the changes through time in our county.  Experiences of extravagance and modern theme exhibitions lie side by side in this museum.

    Price

    Price NOK 30.- to NOK 150.- Admission
  13. Add Øvre Verket to your Itinerary

    Øvre Verket

    Nome

    Øvre Verket reprents one of the most important culturally historic places from the years of industrialization in Norway. At Øvre Verket you'll find antiques, a bunad workshop, frame workshop, and textile art as well as work from other artisans, and...

  14. Add Kviteseid Local History Museum to your Itinerary

    Kviteseid Local History Museum

    Kviteseid

    What did a prosperous farm in West-Telemark look like about 200 years ago? At Kviteseid museum of local history you will find the answer.

    Price

    Price NOK 40.- Per person to NOK 200.- Per day
  15. Add Åmdals Verk Mines to your Itinerary

    Åmdals Verk Mines

    Tokke

    Exciting copper mine in a small community built upp due to mining.

    Price

    Free
  16. Add Evju old Courtyard to your Itinerary

    Evju old Courtyard

    Sauherad

    The Evju Bygdetun in Sauherad is an interesting and lively local museum in mid- Telemark situated between the villages Gvarv (4 km)and Bø (6 km). The old farm buildings date back to the 18th and 19th centuries.

  17. Add Home of A. O. Vinje - Vinjestoga to your Itinerary

    Home of A. O. Vinje - Vinjestoga

    Vinje

    Vinjestoga is the childhood home of the poet, journalist and linguist Aasmund Olavsson Vinje (1818-1870).

    Price

    Price NOK 40.- Per person to NOK 200.- Per day
  18. Add Dyre Vaa Sculptural Art Collection - Rauland Kunstmuseum to your Itinerary

    Dyre Vaa Sculptural Art Collection - Rauland Kunstmuseum

    Vinje

    The museum shows sculptures, paintings, graphic art and drawings by the famous artist Dyre Vaa (1903-1980).

    Price

    Price NOK 40.- Per person to NOK 200.- Per day
  19. Add Life in Folkestadbyen town 1875-1950 to your Itinerary

    Life in Folkestadbyen town 1875-1950

    Fyresdal

    A historical photo exhibition about the life in Folkestadbyen, Fyresdal - an unique little "town" in the middle of Vest-Telemark.

    Price

    Free
  20. Add Telemark Canal activity park Eidsborg to your Itinerary

    Telemark Canal activity park Eidsborg

    Tokke

    Activity park for the whole family - with a 1:1000 model of the Telemark Canal. Be a lock master or a steam ship captain! Many other acitivities.
    Locks are open from 12:00 - 17:00.

    Price

    Price NOK 50.- 3 hours to NOK 300.- Combination ticket

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