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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:

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    139
  • Very Good
    19
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Recent Reviews:

  • Halvard S
    Tonsberg, Norway
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great display of the Hardangervidda nature
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 3rd June 2019
    This place will give you a great insight into wildlife and nature in the Hardangervidda. Is well made and makes it interesting to learn. Live fish tank, lots of animal displays. Don`t miss the... Read full review
  • F9915AEtomg
    Holt, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great information centre
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 7th June 2019
    Really helpful chap who we spent ages chatting with about everything from the parkland, to animals to the myths and legends of Norway. Great displays and centre telling you about the animals and the... Read full review
  • annalunoua
    Oslo, Norway
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Highly recommended
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 9th June 2019
    We visited Hardanger Nasjonalparksenter with a group of people having kids aged 4-13. It was an amazing experience! Breathtaking views in all weathers, interesting exhibition, a little cinema... 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.

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Contact

Tel: 97074300

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