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Heddal Local Museum

Type:Architecture

Heddalsvegen 385, 3676, Notodden

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At Heddal Open-air Museum, you walk straight into 19th century peasant life, and are warmly welcomed by both farm animals, the crofter and the farmer himself. Welcome to a day at the farm – and a piece of Norwegian history at its most idyllic.

You can experience the following at Heddal open air museum during summer
- Daily guided tours
- Adventure Hour 
- Rose painting print
- Weaving
- Horse shoeing throwing

At Heddal open air museum you will also see how Norwegian houses have changed over time. Here there are 15 buildings from the Middle Ages until 1930.

The activities and entrance to houses and exhibitions are included in the entrance ticket.

Rich cultural heritage that sits in the walls. And permeates the soul.
Olav Hanssen's magnificent decorative rose-painting can be seen in the “Rambergstugo”. It was painted in 1784 and is often referred to as some of the most beautiful decorative paintings found in Norway. Stop by and see a real piece of Norwegian history with your own eyes.

Exhibition about Anne Bamle
Anne Bamle has a permanent exhibition in the yard with both national costumes and a tableau about Bamle's life. In her time, Bamle developed the East Telemark national costume. A total of 7 of Anne Bamle national costumes are exhibited at Heddal Bygdetun and two of these are over 100 years old.

Opening hours
This year's summer season at Heddal bygdetun is 27 June - 14 August 2022

Facilities

Activities

  • culture path
  • historical walk

Museums, Galleries and crafts

  • cultural history
  • exhibition
  • museum

Nature and terrain

  • cultural landscape

Theme

  • Architecture/Design
  • Culture/Arts
  • History and culture

Types of events

  • Exhibitions

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Eirik H
      Notodden, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Local outdoor museum with some buildings in old local building style
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 3rd June 2019
      Worth a visit if you are interested in different building customs. Recommended.Slightly steep access. Read full review
    • NLaursen
      Silkeborg, Denmark
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Step back in time
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th August 2019
      If you bought admission to the Stave Church you can also get a guided tour in the Bygdetun. This is an interesting old farm with ancient houses. Read full review
    • sopaca
      Cambridge, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Definitely worth a visit if stopping at Heddal Stave Church
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 6th September 2019
      The admission to Heddal Stave Church also includes this open air musuem which is just a 5 minute walk from the church. It's about 15 buildings, most of which you can go inside, showing how life was... Read full review

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    Contact

    Tel: 909 64 601

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