Cultural Heritage

Meldal Museum

Situated along Gudbrandsdalsleden
Meldal museum is beautifully situated in the slopes over Meldal center.

Meldal bygdemuseum is beautyfully located in Bergslia, un the hill above Meldal village. From here its a great view. Meldal bygdemuseum consists of 22 old buildings. It includes a traditional residence of Trøndelag, a smallholding of 1920, a hearth and farm houses. The museum displays the village's building traditions, housing and farming methods from the 1600s until the First World War.

The museum has beautiful and detailed interior. Much of the museum's collection of objects originates from Eilert Støren's large private collection. He was a rural doctor in the village from 1889 to 1929, and was an open-air museum pioneer. The museum was established in 1931.

Meldal museum is owned and run by Orkland municipality. The museum is a member of the Norwegian Heritage.

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