Norwegian Museum of Cultural History (Norsk Folkemuseum)

When visiting Oslo for the first time, tourists traditionally visit the Norwegian etnographic museum (Norsk Folkemuseum), which is the same symbol of the city as Vasa ship museum in Stockholm or Sibelius monument in Helsinki. This is one of the largest open-air museums in Europe, with about 160 buildings from different eras from different regions of Norway..

History, opening hours, how to get there

Norsk Folkemuseum

The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, or ethnographic Museum, was established in 1894 on the initiative of the historian Hans Aall (read more )

Sami Hut

Sami hut, Norsk Folksmuseum

In the Ethnographic Museum of Oslo, you can get acquainted with the southern Sami house, built in 1992 by Jonas Danielsen, an ethnic Sami. In such a hut he lived as a child in the 30s in Elgå, Hedmark province (read more )


Thaulow-museet, Oslo

his house was built in 1752 in Leikanger by the parish priest Gert Geelmuyden and served as a shelter and hospital. The priest himself lived in one of the rooms on the first floor (read moreе )

Stave Church History and Architecture

Stavkirka, wooden church

At the dawn of Christianity in Norway, a peculiar type of сhurch appeared, called "Stavkirka" (from the Norse "stav" - stand) (read more )