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Ibsens Venstop

Venstoephoegda 74, Skien 3721, Norway
+47 35 54 45 00
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Feels very Fanny and Alexander

A true rural surrounding and a fairly big farm-building with some furniture and memorabilia from... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2015
Laszlo U
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Budapest, Hungary
Ibsen's museums

It is one of the most interesting museums in Skien vicinity. Unfortunately, opening hours are only... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2015
Miroslaw T
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The dramatist Henrik Ibsen lived on the small farm of Venstop from the age of 7 to 15. His childhood home is today, a modern museum devoted to the writer. It is a museum for those who want something out of the ordinary. Here, the writings of Ibsen are presented through the media of film, pictures, talking-heads and holograms. In the depths of the barn, you may enter Ibsen's top hat, allowing you to experience the genius of this writer's brain! You can enjoy all this within the confines of delightful listed buildings and a pleasant country garden.
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Oct 17, 2015
“Feels very Fanny and Alexander”
Oct 14, 2015
“Ibsen's museums”
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Venstoephoegda 74, Skien 3721, Norway
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+47 35 54 45 00
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

A true rural surrounding and a fairly big farm-building with some furniture and memorabilia from the time the Ibsen family lived there. You don't have to know Ibsen's work by heart to appreciate the atmosphere but it certainly doesn't hurt to know some of his...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

It is one of the most interesting museums in Skien vicinity. Unfortunately, opening hours are only from 1. May.- 31. August, every day, 11am-17pm. As a matter of fact there are three Ibsen's museums in Norway. One in Skien, consisting of the farm where Ibsen...More

Thank Miroslaw T
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Great tour of where Ibsen lived as a child and where many ideas came from for his future plays and poems. The attic must have been scary for a child! Tour guide was excellent.

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Reviewed 6 November 2012

This beautifully situated farm just outside Skien is the childhood home of Mr. Henrik Ibsen, where he and his family lived after his father's bankruptcy and major social downfall. Here, in the attic, we probably find the original theatrical scenery of one of his most...More

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