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Evju old Courtyard


Sætrevegen 44, 3810, Gvarv

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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. Their furniture and utilities, tools and the like bear witness to a farm whose owners have been keen to keep up local customs and traditions. Of special interest is perhaps the collection of handmade silver-mounted knives and the exquisite locally woven tapestries.

The Vengeburet storehouse, The Miller Son's Cottage ( i.e. the master fiddler Torgeir Augundson (1801 - 1872)), The Sash Weaver's Cottage and the Holtanstugo farmhouse have all been moved to the Evju Bygdetun in recent years. Needless to say, each of them has its own story to tell. In this pleasant farmyard with goats bleating and hens cackling we welcome young and old alike.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • SiriSiab
      Oslo, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Koselig tun med kafe
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 7th August 2019
      Her kan du se på bygninger i tunet, noen dyr og en urtehage med informasjon. Kafe med vafler og kaffe mm. Read full review
    • joz1979
      Drammen, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Fint sted
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 23rd July 2020
      Veldig fint sted hvor historie står sentralt. Svært godt vedlikeholdt bygdetun, og morsomt å se utstillingen på loven. Litt dårlig oversikt over hve som var hvor, skulle gjerne hatt en skikkelig... Read full review
    • 113caroll
      Anoka, Minnesota
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      History and farm life come together
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 20th August 2018
      We visited this working farm and history center while on a group tour to Gvarv. You get to see hundred year old buildings filled with beautiful folk art and exhibits. We were led on a walk through... Read full review

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    Tel: 93 20 93 55

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