Valdres Folkemuseum - open air museum

Famous open Air Museum depicting the area of Valdres.


The museum covers more than 3 acres set at Storøya, a peninsula on the beautiful lake Strandefjorden. It has 93 houses with more than 17,000 items and is the 4th largest museum in Norway.


It is a collection of old houses, a nature park, exhibitions, a children’s playarea, arts and crafts, shops and historical archives. 


The museum is open all year. Opening hours vary depending on the season.

From the 10th of June – 20th August, locally produced food is sold in the shops and cafes.

There is a selection of farm animals living at the museum during peak season.

Regarding guided tours, please call +47-61 35 99 00 for group reservations.