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West Telemark Museum Eidsborg

3880, Norway
+47 35 06 90 90
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History and culture

I was told that the museum was awarded as one of the best Norwegian museums a few years ago. In my... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Marita B
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Many interesting aspects of the culture in West Telemark

The Museum itself has various aspects of the old culture all the way back in time, in addition to... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2016
Bjørn S
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The old Vindlaus farm has been turned into a fascinating and diverse open-air museum. The museum is located in the midst of a lush and powerful cultural landscape, and shows you centuries long traditions in folk arts and crafts, with richly decorated works in silver, wood and textile.
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Oct 4, 2017
“History and culture”
Sep 30, 2016
“Many interesting aspects of the culture in West Telemark”
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+47 35 06 90 90
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

I was told that the museum was awarded as one of the best Norwegian museums a few years ago. In my opinion, it is not the best museum ever visited, but it is quite nice. Gives you an insight into history and culture of West-Telemark...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2016

The Museum itself has various aspects of the old culture all the way back in time, in addition to the recent centuries. Of special importance is the history of the mining and production of the Eidsborg whetstones that was exported to the continent. More so...More

Thank Bjørn S
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

As part of a visit to the Dalen Hotel, my wife and I visited the West Telemark Museum Eidsborg, which has a considerable collection of local artifacts and a small but very old stavkirke (oldest part is from the 1200's). The museum building is about...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2015

The drive up the mountain to the museum is very steep but you get some fantastic views of Dalen. There is a main building that has exhibitions on history of Norway, folk, hydro power, wildlife photography, and a moose and elk exhibition. Outside there are...More

1  Thank nina a
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Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stopped here in April 2015 while driving around Norway in an RV. The staff were super kind and helped us figure out some route information and checked to make sure Pulpit Rock was open for us. We stopped into the museum, but didn't pay...More

1  Thank Rachel C
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

Our guide was very informative, giving formal information, as well as little bits of social history and tales. The museum was a folk museum, showing local history, costume, weapons, and tools, along with an exhibition on Hydro Power. Cafe served good food at reasonable price...More

1  Thank Eddyj
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

This museum combines the modern with the old. A new section was opened in the summer 2012. The museum contains displays of traditional handicraft and national costumes, hand-made silver brooches and other n. costume-silver, and knives for the men's n. costumes.Also, there is a display...More

1  Thank Normallyhappy2010
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