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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 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.

  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.

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    Price NOK 40.- Per person to NOK 200.- Per day
  3. 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.

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    Price NOK 80.- to NOK 100.- Per person
  4. 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
  5. Add Historical garden, Porsgrunn town museum to your Itinerary

    Historical garden, Porsgrunn town museum

    Porsgrunn

    A hidden pearl right in the center at Porsgrunn City Museum. This is really worth a visit.

  6. 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".

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Add Mosaic - hidden pearls to your Itinerary

    Mosaic - hidden pearls

    Skien

    Mosaikk - hidden pearls in the centre of Skien.

  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Add The Rui Farm to your Itinerary

    The Rui Farm

    Tokke

    In the steep mountainside over Dalen lies the famous little farm Rui.

  14. 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
  15. Add Raulandsakademiet to your Itinerary

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    Raulandsakademiet

    Vinje

    Raulandsakademiet is a course center, a hostel and a rural museum.

  16. 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
  17. Add Home of A. O. Vinje - Vinjestoga to your Itinerary

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    Home of A. O. Vinje - Vinjestoga

    Vinje

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

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    Price NOK 40.- Per person to NOK 200.- Per day
  18. 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
  19. 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.

  20. Add Øverbø to your Itinerary

    Øverbø

    Kviteseid

    The history of Sondre Norheim begins in Morgedal, Telemark.

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