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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 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
  2. 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
  3. Add Heddal Local Museum to your Itinerary

    Heddal Local Museum

    Notodden

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

  4. 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
  5. Add Heddal Stave Church to your Itinerary

    Heddal Stave Church

    Notodden

    Visit Heddal Stavkirke - the largest stave church in Norway.

    Price

    Price NOK 25.- to NOK 80.- Per person
  6. Add Sannidal Bygdetun to your Itinerary

    Sannidal Bygdetun

    Kragerø

    is a local historic collection of buildings. Since 1949, eight buildings from 1700 and 1800s have been placed here: Millhouse, granary, storehouse,living room, farmhouse... . Several arrangements takes place at Bygdetunet each year.

  7. Add Mosaic - hidden pearls to your Itinerary

    Mosaic - hidden pearls

    Skien

    Mosaikk - hidden pearls in the centre of Skien.

  8. 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".

  9. Add Kufteskogen to your Itinerary

    Kufteskogen

    Tokke

    An unique exhibition with historical Norwegian "kufter" (pullovers), collected from locals and people from all over Norway. A huge success - at display from October 19th to December 14th 2014 at Vest-Telemark Museum in Eidsborg.

  10. 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
  11. Add Øverbø to your Itinerary

    Øverbø

    Kviteseid

    The history of Sondre Norheim begins in Morgedal, Telemark.

  12. Add Norwegian Ski Museum Morgedal to your Itinerary

    Norwegian Ski Museum Morgedal

    Kviteseid

    Jazz lovers flock to New Orleans, Elvis fans congregate in Memphis, ski enthusiasts travel to the little mountain valley of Morgedal.

    Price

    Price NOK 40.- Per person to NOK 200.- 1 day
  13. 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
  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Add Telemarksgalleriet and Lysbuen to your Itinerary

    Telemarksgalleriet and Lysbuen

    Notodden

    Telemarksgalleriet and Lysebuen shows art and industrial history in a beautiful industrial hall from the early nineteenth century.

    Price

    Price NOK 80.- to NOK 100.- Per person
  19. 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
  20. 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

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