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Explore your Norwegian heritage.....

This is a beautiful building that chronicles Norway and the various immigrants and their lives and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very nice

This was a natural stop for us as having moved to the US from Norway. The women working there are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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277 W Main St, Stoughton, WI 53589-2125
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful building that chronicles Norway and the various immigrants and their lives and times. Our community was built on Norwegians and this proudly displays it. Highly recommend it if you are interested in Norwegian culture. A plus, it's free for all to...More

1  Thank SHEILA S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a natural stop for us as having moved to the US from Norway. The women working there are very enthusiastic and helpful. Many nice antiques from Norway on display. They are also interested in helping people find their roots in Norway and have...More

2  Thank norskies
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We went to Stoughton, WI on a Bus tour of the Museum, Norwiegan Dinner made by the Sons of Norway Lodge and a shopping tour of the downtown. This was a very nice, interesting and educational trip. Thanks to the Volunteers. We also went on...More

1  Thank linrich2018
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We visited while in town visiting family. Great information on Norwegian history, infused with local information!

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Livsreise, the Norwegian heritage center, offers interactive displays, great exhibits, articulate docents and a must-see 40-minute video which concentrates on the Koshkonong Prairie's early settlements and stories of immigrants. Stoughton is a vibrant small town with so much to offer, including fine dining, boutiques, bakery,...More

1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Sometimes, museums have so much information that it overloads you. Sometimes, smaller museums don't have enough content in their exhibits to merit a stop. Livsreise, however, has the perfect mix AND it's free. As a small museum, it provides depth to the story of Norwegian...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We happened to stop by during the IPO of the movie "Koshkokong Prairie" and found this museum interesting. Mostly about the Scandinavian immigrants leaving their homelands and settling in the area. Museum is free, donations are requsted. We enjoyed our visit

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Being of Norwegian heritage I was very interested in coming to the museum. I learned a lot about the area of Norway I descended from. Free admission was nice. Well worth the time.

1  Thank Jerome O
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Livsreise gives you a fantastic travel into the life of the immigrants coming to WI, ND and SD coming to US from Norway. A various exhibition gives you an insight about how it was. Great place, great staff!

1  Thank Torvild S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This place is bright and airy with plenty of natural light. Nice exhibits and helpful volunteers. We saw a very nice video about the Norwegian immigration. There was also a guest lecturer from the University of Wisconsin. The location is perfect- right on Main Street....More

1  Thank Carol L
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