Hallingdal Museum

Hallingdal Museum
Nesbyen, Norway

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Hallingdal Museum in Nesbyen, founded in
1899 as Hallingdal Folkemuseum, was among the first open-air museums in Norway.  The former district-museum is now part of Hallingdal
Museum,
a coordinating entity for the six local museums in Hallingdal.

Buildings and
objects have been collected throughout Hallingdal  to represent different time periods.
Staveloftet, a  medieval storehouse from mid
1300s, is the oldest in the collection.   More of the houses have rose painted
decoration and fine wood carvings.

The
collection reflects life in rural Norwegian settlements in the 17th
and 18th Century.

Collections:

Houses and
buildings, 1340 – 1900

National
costumes, rural costumes and clothes, approx. 1800 – 1970

Items
approx. 1700 - 1970

Art
collections:

Birgit Hagen, tapestries, embroideries and
paintings.

Eilif
Peterssen, drawings.

Magne
Galaaen, paintings.

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51 items

Hallingdal MuseumMøllevegen 18
3540 Nesbyen
Norway
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Opening hours
MondayClosed
Tuesday9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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