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The open-air museum

The Heiberg Collections – Sogn Folk Museum is one of the oldest and finest folk museums in the country. At this museum you can experience how people from Sogn have worked and lived, from the Middle Ages until the present time.

Urdahl samlinga på De Heibergske Samlinger - Sogn Folkemuseum

The Urdahl Collection back to Sogn

Barrister Per Urdahl (1910 – 2002) from Luster collected antiques from Sogn, and bequeathed his collection to De Heibergske Samlinger – Sogn Folkemuseum.

Now the antiques will be exposed in the museum.

At the dentist

The exhibits

In the main building of the museum you will find permanent exhibits linked to agriculture, arts and crafts, textiles and clothes, food and drink, and an exhibit linked to holidays and important family occasions. The main building also contains old workshops for craftsmen, an old dentist's office and an old general store.

Prestegarden frå Vik

The Vik vicarage

This stately high official’s residence was built at Grov in Vik in the mid-18th century and served as a vicarage until 1930. It is 24 meters long and the base of the house measures close to 188 square meters. It is a timber structure built on one floor with a loft.

Sogn Fjord Museum, Kaupanger

Sogn Fjordmuseum is a special branch og the Heiberg Collection, situated by the fjord, about 5 km from the museum’s main site.

This is a modern museum, opened in 1989. At a time without roads the fjord was the artery of transport and at all seasons people used the fjord for transport of goods and passengers and for fishing.

Sogn Fjordmuseum presents you with exhibits from this past:

• Our exhibition of boats ranks among the best ones in the country.

• The workshop of a boatbuilder displays the tools of this trade.

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