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About Voss Folkemuseum
Moelstertunet is a picturesque farmstead, with sixteen buildings surrounding an open farmyard. All of the buildings are still standing right where they were when the last family moved out in 1927. Walking through the farmstead will give you a unique insight in building traditions and living conditions in older times. The oldest building on the farmstead, an open-hearth log house, dates from the early 1500s. In the nearby exhibition hall a comprehensive exhibition will tell you more about how people lived and worked in Voss in older times. The museum also displays temporary exhibitions throughout the year. Voss folkemuseum has a huge collection of artifacts, folk art, tools and other objects. There is also a big archive, a small library, and one of the biggest museum collection of photos in Hordaland. From Moelster you have a wonderful view of Vossevangen and the Vangsvatnet lake. At the entrance you will also find a small cafe With a great view and a Museum shop. May 18th - August 31st: open daily 10-17 September 1st - May 16th: Mondays-Fridays 10-15 Sundays 12-15
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unlike many other folk museums, where the buildings have been moved to the site from elsewhere, these buildings are all in their original locations and provide a rich atmosphere of what farm life was like for hundreds of years up to the 1920s. The exhibits...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ras15
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing place with really nice and friendly customer service. Most beautiful wiev in Voss. I can only recommend :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is a small collection of old Norwegian wooden farm buildings set on the side of the mountain overlooking the town of Voss, with an excellent museum in a separate modern building. The museum offers a short guided tour of the old buildings with an...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank peterandpam2011
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Folk Museum at Voss is well worth the climb up the hillside from the town and you get some pleasant views during the ascent. I estimate it took us about half an hour to walk from the town centre to the museum. The museum...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank flutefairy
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We were hesitant to visit another Folk Museum (we toured the one in Oslo as well) but this was completely different and we are glad we did. If you walk up here, prepare yourself for a pretty steep hike with good shoes or boots. There...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Tiffany R
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a great look back to Norway in another day and time... a time of struggle and hard work to survive. Full of history and well worth a few hours to visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank I326TFdavew
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A first seems rather like a clutch of buildings. But the guide who showed us round was super informative and the interiors of all buildings were most interesting. Very perfectly preserved. And what a view

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank LeylandAtlantean
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We spent almost 2 hours here learning from an excellent guide about life in this remote collection of farm houses from 1500 to 1920. The tour was exploring the original buildings envisaging what life was like. The separate musseum in the new building showcased other...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank bryony53
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Do take the trouble to climb the hill and visit this lovely museum. The new museum building houses exhibits of domestic and farm implement collected over the years. The old farm buildings are in pristine condition. Take the guided tour (at no extra cost) A...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank wendy b
Reviewed 11 June 2016

There are a number of old Norwegian homes and barns moved here from the surrounding countryside. They come from different eras. The grass/sod roofs are interesting. There are interesting exhibits inside the museum building, too, with a lot of artifacts. I particularly enjoyed the kitchen...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Hi, Welcome to Voss folkemuseum! We suggest that you at least plan to stay her for about 1hr. This gives you time for a guided tour and a walk around the area on your own, add some more time if you want to have a coffee and... More
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