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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 Snowshoe Thompson, John from Telemark to your Itinerary

    Snowshoe Thompson, John from Telemark

    Kviteseid

    Exhibition and new book about Snowshoe Thompson, John from Telemark, the famous mailcarrier on skis in USA.

  2. 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".

  3. 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...

  4. 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.

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    Free
  5. 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 25.- Per person to NOK 120.- Per day
  6. 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 25.- Per person to NOK 120.- Per day
  7. 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.

  8. Add Kittelsenhuset to your Itinerary

    Kittelsenhuset

    Kragerø

    Welcome to the house of Theodor Kittelsen, the famous norwegian artist born in Kragerø.

    Price

    Price NOK 30.- to NOK 70.- Admission
  9. 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
  10. 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
  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 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 35.- Per person to NOK 160.- Per day
  13. Add Vemork to your Itinerary

    Vemork

    Tinn

    The Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Vemork is a museum where you can see the unique exhibition from 2.ww. as well as the industrial revolution in Rjukan.

  14. Add West-Telemark Museum Eidsborg to your Itinerary

    West-Telemark Museum Eidsborg

    Tokke

    To experience the rich cultural heritage and traditions of West Telemark, VTM-Eidsborg is an excellent place to start.

    Price

    Price NOK 40.- Per person to NOK 700.- Special price
  15. Add Brekkeparken and Brekke Museum to your Itinerary

    Brekkeparken and 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
  16. 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 25.- Per person to NOK 120.- Per day
  17. 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
  18. Add Forteljing og song om Aasmund Olavsson Vinje to your Itinerary

    Forteljing og song om Aasmund Olavsson Vinje

    Vinje

    Folk music artist Aasmund Nordstoga tells the story of writer and 19th century journalist A. O. Vinje, at his childhood home Vinjestoga.

  19. 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
  20. Add Heddal Local Museum to your Itinerary

    Heddal Local Museum

    Notodden

    Heddal local museum is situated right next to the Heddal stave church.

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