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Evju old Courtyard

Type:Museum

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:

    • LarsHL
      Sandnes, Rogaland, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Family
      En rolig dag i solen
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 13th July 2013
      Vi hadde behov for en rolig sommerdag i solen. Evju ble valgt og vi ble mottatt som venner ved ankomst. Kaffen ble satt over og vaffelrøren klargjort. 50 kr i kassen er greit hvis pengene går... 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: 35 95 57 08

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