Maihaugen lillehammer. Official Tourist Information 2019-12-06

Maihaugen Open

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The steep terrain has contributed to the location of the yards and made them less evident than at Bjørnstad. In this cow shed they had a manure cellar in order to keep the place cleaner than the older type of byres. The museum has a rich collection of artifacts, furniture, tools and ornaments, ranging in age from the Middle Ages. The mill is located at quite a distance from the farm. At Lillehammer Olympic bob and luge track you can try bob rafting, taxi bob and skeleton: each an unforgettable experience.

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Scandic Lillehammer Hotel

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The feed for all the animals was also stored here. They were necessary extra farm workers when needed. Houses all come from the neighborhood or have been reconstructed. Promoting your link also lets your audience know that you are featured on a rapidly growing travel site. Activities for children in the summer , especially in the high season from June 15 to August 15.

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Visit Maihaugen Open

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In the visitor center you can also visit the , telling the history of the 1994 Winter Olympics, among other Olympic moments from all over the world. There are also houses from the 15th century. . Agreements of different kinds were made here, the young people gathered here, and perhaps the fire of love was lit here too. Wall charts and maps were used to illustrate this.

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Official Tourist Information

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There has been no overnight air frost in August since 1978, and the coldest recorded temperature after 2000 is -26. Øygarden from Skjåk is located on the hillside above Bjørnstad. At the time the inhabitants on the farm, the crofters and the daily hired workers worked together side by side on the farms. The children love to watch the grazing animals, that are from old breed, in the open-air museum. Everyday life in the village was changing into more specialised work, where education mattered. At the Norwegian Postal Museum you can meet the postmaster. The Lillehammer region is home to the mountains of Rondane, Gålå, Kvitfjell, Espedalen, Skeikampen, Hafjell, Nordseter and Sjusjøen Challenges — Activities that set the adrenaline flowing! It is also one of the largest open- air museums of Northern Europe.

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Norwegian Olympic Museum

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Just loved everything and even laid in a beautiful little meadow with flowers for awhile. Travel through the valley of Gudbrandsdalen to experience the cultural landscape close up. Sommerstua the summer house , the large farm house at the lowest level of the yard, was built around 1750. Beware to walk nicely and sit down on the correct side. The river has provided the basis for several small industries through the years, but Lillehammer is now all but industry-less.

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Maihaugen Museum

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The church symbolizes the parish church of the village, and shows what a church looked like in Gudbrandsdalen in the 1700s. The Lillehammer campus of is situated just north of the town itself. Enjoy the idyllic surroundings of this great open-air museum and experience life like in the old days. The museum shop and the café in the visitor center is open all year round. The smithy, the cook-house and the drying rooms are located in the outer yard to avoid fire in the main houses. In some houses people are in old costumes who tell a story about the house in question.

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Official Tourist Information

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Every summer at the end of July the heritage organisation Kulturgardar organises the event Gardmillom, which gives you a taste of culture, food and activities in the heart of Gudbrandsdalen. The 14th World Scout Jamboree was held from 29 July to 7 August 1975 and was hosted by Norway at Lillehammer. Living history in the summer has more than 200 historic houses from to homes of. The museum was founded by Anders Servig and later many additions were made to the building. Society was also undergoing a change.

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Norwegian Olympic Museum

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During the summer there is plenty of life in the Village. Experience Christmas decorated historic homes, stalls selling quality products and lots of activities for children. Maihaugsalen concert hall, with over 700 seats and a large exhibition space, was opened in September 1967. Parking space was spacious and and to Norwegian standards affordable. The church stood originally at Garmo in Lom.

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