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Henrik Ibsen's childhood town Skien

  1. family at Henrik Ibsen Museum Venstøp
    Visit the Henrik Ibsen museum in Skien and experience the playwright's childhood home as it was when Henrik lived here. Try skittles, puppetry or dress up.
    1. 1 May 202431 Aug 2024
  2. Picture from " Ibentrappa" in the centre of Skien
    The Ibsen Staircase is a concrete and granite structure with a bust of Henrik Ibsen. It features 32 steps adorned with quotes from "Peer Gynt".
  3. street in Snipetorp district in Skien
    Snipetorp is the only authentic urban environment that survives from Henrik Ibsen’s time in Skien.
  4. In this building, in the corner room on the 2nd floor, Henrik Ibsen was born.
  5. Ibsenhuset is Skien's cultural center and offers a wide selection of concerts and shows throughout the year, with both national and international guests.
  6. the rat maiden in the snow on a winter's evening
    The sculpture Rat Virgin is located near by Skien centre, at Bakkestranda.
  7. Lie kirkegård is a historic cemetery that is still used today. Henrik Ibsen's parents are buried at Lie cemetery.