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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 caricature artist- Odd Einarson to your Itinerary

    The caricature artist- Odd Einarson

    Kragerø

    Welcome to the exhibition with the caricature artist Odd Einarson at BakkerudsArtBunker

  2. Add Puppet theater workshop to your Itinerary

    Puppet theater workshop

    Kragerø

    at the Kittelsenhuset, 20/27 July and August 3

  3. Add Artexhibition with Roar Kjærnstad to your Itinerary

    Artexhibition with Roar Kjærnstad

    Kragerø

    at Skåtøy Café

  4. 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.

  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.

    Price

    Price NOK 60.- Per person
  6. 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.

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    Free
  7. Add "Kittelsen and the moraine island" to your Itinerary

    "Kittelsen and the moraine island"

    Kragerø

    a guided walk with art and nature in focus, July 30

  8. 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.

    Price

    Price NOK 50.- to NOK 250.- Combination ticket
  9. Add "In the footsteps of Munch" - Guidet  town walk to your Itinerary

    "In the footsteps of Munch" - Guidet town walk

    Kragerø

    Join an exciting walk through the streets that gave painter Edvard Munch his inspiration and motives for many of his most famous works! (July 15)

  10. Add Summer at the house of Theodor Kittelsen to your Itinerary

    Summer at the house of Theodor Kittelsen

    Kragerø

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

  11. 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.

  12. Add No Excuse to your Itinerary

    No Excuse

    Kragerø

    Exhibition about the problem of marine garbage pollution and what we can do?

  13. Add Exhibition: Sigurd Bronger & Anne Line Sund to your Itinerary

    Exhibition: Sigurd Bronger & Anne Line Sund

    Kragerø

    Galleri Bak Fasaden, Skåtøy - Jewelry/scupltures and ceramic works!

  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 Berg -  Kragerø Museum to your Itinerary

    Berg - Kragerø Museum

    Kragerø

    Do not miss the summer's two exciting exhibitions at the Berg - Kragerø Museum!

  16. Add Brekke Museum to your Itinerary

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    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
  17. 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.

  18. Add Åmdals Verk Mines to your Itinerary

    Åmdals Verk Mines

    Tokke

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

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

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