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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 Øverbø to your Itinerary

    Øverbø

    Kviteseid

    The history of Sondre Norheim begins in Morgedal, Telemark.

  2. Add Gallery Telemark to your Itinerary

    Gallery Telemark

    Bø i Telemark

    Art gallery with showcases from multiple artists.

  3. 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).

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    Price NOK 25.- Per person to NOK 120.- Per day
  4. 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.

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    Price NOK 40.- Per person to NOK 200.- 1 day
  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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
  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 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
  10. 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.

  11. Add Heddal Local Museum to your Itinerary

    Heddal Local Museum

    Notodden

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

  12. Add Henrik Sørensen Art Gallery - Vinje biletgalleri to your Itinerary

    Henrik Sørensen Art Gallery - Vinje biletgalleri

    Vinje

    The valley of ’Smørklepp’ in Vinje made a lasting impression on the famous Norwegian artist Henrik Sørensen.

    Price

    Price NOK 25.- Per person to NOK 120.- Per day
  13. 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
  14. 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.

  15. 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...

  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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.

  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 Mosaic - hidden pearls to your Itinerary

    Mosaic - hidden pearls

    Skien

    Mosaikk - hidden pearls in the centre of Skien.

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