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Hardangervidda National Park Centre

Type:Exhibitions

Møsvannsveien 1149, 3660, Rjukan

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About

The Hardangervidda National Park Centre is located at Skinnarbu, on the road 37 between Rjukan and Rauland.

Interactive exhibition about wild reindeer.

The Hardangervidda National Park Centre has received several international awards for the exhibition ( EDAwards 2014, German Design Awards 2016). 

Nature-trail with guide app. from this summer.

The exhibition includes 6 sections:

An introductory meeting - taking the visitor on a tour of the 4 seasons with the reindeer.

A scientific section - where the biology and ecology of the wild reindeer is presented. Discover where the wild reindeer is located on the globe, and information about the various wild reindeer habitats in Norway.

A historical section - about the origins of the wild reindeer, its roaming patterns, and its relationship to humans.

A scientific section - that covers the management and research connected to the wild reindeer on the mountain plateau.

A "red-light" section - presenting the various challenges and threats facing the wild reindeer today such as the loss of space, disturbances, increase in traffic, etc.

A reflective section - where the visitor can reflect upon various scenarios connected to the wild reindeer and Hardangervidda.

In addition to the exhibition, the Hardangervidda National Park Centre offers an intranet library on the Hardangervidda National Park, cinema and café as well as outdoor activities.

Furthermore, the centre has a nature laboratory for student and schools.

The films in the cinema:

"The Hardangervidda National Park"

”One With Nature” – a portrait of the nature-lover, hunter and war hero, Colonel Jens Anton Paulsen.

”The Mountain People ” – a documentary film about life in the past and in the present in the mountain villages bordering to the mountain plateau.

 

Facilities

Activities

  • activities for children
  • course
  • exhibition

General facilities

  • café/cafeteria
  • conference facilities
  • course facilities
  • suitable for children

Museums, Galleries and crafts

  • gallery
  • guided tour by appointment
  • permanent exhibitions
  • photography

Nature and terrain

  • borders on a national park
  • lookout point

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    80
  • Very Good
    14
  • Average
    1
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • N4630EVterryc
    Newcastle, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    interesting, entertaining and educational
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 5th July 2019
    A well presented and well run centre with very helpful staff. Exhibits are well presented and in multi languages. There's a great movie about a year in the park and the cycle of animal (and human... Read full review
  • islandjenn
    Oak Harbor, Washington
    Incredible!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd September 2019
    One of the most beautiful places on earth! I am so glad to have visited here! The vastness of this gorgeous landscape really is breathtaking! Read full review
  • Tucker50
    Atlanta, GA
    Great visitor center at park
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 9th October 2019
    I only saw a small section of this park but really enjoyed the park's visitor center. Be sure to watch the movie. There is also a cafe and good gift shop across the parking lot. One of the roofs... Read full review

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdultsNOK70.00 per person

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Contact

Tel: 97074300

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