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Bjornstjerne Bjornsons Home Aulestad

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Cool place on a sunny day

The museum has all you need for a drive break. The stories are all in Norwegian and the kids love... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Beniamin2014
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Bagn, Norway
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Beautiful house, great guide and lovely garden. An absolute must!

There are regular guided tours around the house. it wasn't very busy, but still a very passionate... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
TimVH
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Antwerp, Belgium
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6 days ago
“Cool place on a sunny day”
Jun 24, 2019
“Thrifty toll violation "administrative fees" are userous”
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Experience the atmosphere of beautiful Aulestad! The Nobel laureate Bjornstjerne Bjornson lived here with his family from 1875. The home is one of the best preserved artist homes in Norway. Aulestad offers guided tours in the home, various...more
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Aulestadvegen 6-14 | Follebu, Lillehammer 2656, Norway
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum has all you need for a drive break. The stories are all in Norwegian and the kids love the place.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Beniamin2014
Reviewed June 24, 2019

If you don't sign up for the $10 per day toll option and you incur an open road toll violation Thrifty charges you $10 per violation "administrative charge" up to a max of $90! Limiting it to $90 is a "customer courtesy" the letter informs...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

There are regular guided tours around the house. it wasn't very busy, but still a very passionate guide gave us a 45 minute tour of the house, just for the two of us! It was extremely interesting, lots of anecdotes and a crash course in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TimVH
Reviewed September 2, 2017

This was Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson's home. He was a Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature, becoming the first Norwegian Nobel laureate. Bjørnson is considered to be one of The Four Greats among Norwegian writers, the others being Henrik Ibsen, Jonas Lie, and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 20, 2016

A bit of a commute from Lillehammer, but this is definitely an important site to visit. The museum is nice, and it is a great weekend activity for the family.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed November 18, 2015

The famous Norwegian Author Bjørnstjerne Bjørnssons home in Follebu is one of the places that is really worth a visit!

Date of experience: August 2015
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Ann Kristin E, Communication Advisor at Bjornstjerne Bjornsons Home Aulestad, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2015

Dear sirs! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit at Aulestad. Thank you for rewarding Maihaugen at Tripadvisor! Best regards from Aulestad.

Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a place you have to see. A house with a lot of history and atmosfare. Hope you will enjoy this place.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank PerR124
Ann Kristin E, Informasjonssjef at Bjornstjerne Bjornsons Home Aulestad, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2015

Thank you for rewarding Aulestad. We are happy to hear that you had a nice experience, and we hope to see you againg. Best regards, Aulestad.

Reviewed October 1, 2013

its a bit of a drive, but its worth it. The house is in perfect condition, you could move ringht inn to B. Bjornsons home. The house is very nice decorated and you get to go inn in al the rooms. There are paintings, gifts...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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