The Open-Air Museum

Stave church from Gol in Hallingdal, ca. 1200. Traditional wood carvings from 1754.
  1. Traditional wood carvings from 1754.
  2. Stave church from Gol in Hallingdal, ca. 1200.

The Open-Air Museum features 160 buildings from medieval Ages up to the 20th century.. One of the main attractions is the stave church from Gol dated ca. year 1200. The buildings show impressive old artisan traditions in building techniques, wood carving and unique ornamentation.

Traditional ornamentation.

Traditional ornamentation.