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Ibsenhuset is Telemark county's largest cultural center. Throughout the year, a diverse and exciting cultural program is offered – ranging from international stars to local performers gracing our stages. The venue also serves as a professional and functional center for courses, conferences, fairs, meetings, social events, and more.

Ibsenhuset is centrally located in the city center and, with its eight halls, offers a variety of uses. Skien Art Association maintains a permanent exhibition in the foyer throughout the year, supplemented by frequent solo and group exhibitions.

Restaurant Henrik & Kompani
The cultural center also houses a restaurant, Henrik & Kompani, a contemporary dining establishment offering culinary delights for the palate. The restaurant has a full liquor license and a menu that includes both à la carte and daily specialties, tempting patrons with exquisite lunches and dinners.

Conference Facilities
Ibsenhuset provides flexible meeting rooms for both small and large events, ranging from small meetings to large congresses.

Ibsenhuset is wheelchair accessible
The venue is well-equipped for wheelchair users, featuring excellent facilities and accessibility solutions.

How Ibsenhuset came to be
After World War II, the need for a new cultural center became increasingly urgent with each passing year, as did the need for a community hall. Therefore, plans for two separate buildings were merged into the desire for an all-activity house for Skien and the greater Grenland area. Thus, the plans for a cultural center were born. And the name naturally followed – it could be nothing other than Ibsenhuset.

(Source: City Walk in Skien, published in 1995 by the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Norwegian Monuments and the Municipality of Skien)


Conference facilities

  • big screen
  • flipchart
  • function rooms
  • microphone (cordless).
  • number of restaurants
  • overhead projector
  • projection screen
  • public address system
  • slide projector
  • sound system
  • whiteboard

General facilities

  • wireless Internet



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    Recent Reviews:

    • zimbob2014
      Skien, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Skiens concert-hall
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 8th November 2017
      Art exhibitions, concerts, library, restaurant, park outside. Twice a year you'll find a vinyl/cd fair being held there. Read full review
    • thekruns
      Sandefjord, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Showcase of culture
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 8th November 2017
      Impressed with Ibsenhuset. New and modern, a perfect place to showcase talents, culture, etc. Was here to watch concert of students of Kultur skole. Lots of seats to accommodate many people. Comfy... Read full review
    • Ole E
      Skien, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      The cultural Centre of Skien
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 22nd July 2018
      A great venue for theatre, concerts, movies, musicals etc. There are regular art exhibitions through out the year and the city library! There are cafe and restaurant. So if you are in Skien, it’s... Read full review

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    Tel: 35 58 13 30

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    Henrik & Kompani, SkienHenrik & Kompani is located at the corner of Skien's Cultural Center, Ibsen House.