Cultural Heritage

Meldal Museum

Situated along Gudbrandsdalsleden
Meldal museum is beautifully situated in the slopes over Meldal center. Closed in 2020.

Address

7336 Meldal

Phone

+47 72 49 91 00 from 11.00 - 17.00. The rest of the day: send a text message to +47 907 55 070 to get the code for the door. Give your name and say you are a pilgrim.

E-mail

anne.grut@oi.no

Open

Closed 2020.

Simple accommodation with self service in one room, with 8 beds. Bring a sleeping bag. Groups - max 20 persons can sleep in the mainbuliding on the floor, sleepingmat is needed. Access to shower, toilet, microvave oven. Groups can use the kitchen. There is grocery shops near by open 08.00 - 21.00 on weekdays, until 20.00 on saturdays.

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 Meldal municipality. The museum is a member of the Norwegian Heritage.

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