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Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek

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Beautiful grounds, all well maintained

The people who tend the grounds do a fabulous job. Such a peaceful setting for so famous a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carr Lane Q
Monson, Massachusetts, United States
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Sigrid Undset although born in Denmark is a Norwegian literary icon. After some success in... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
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Welcome to the home of Sigrid Undset, the Nobel laureate of 1928. Here you can join guided tours in her home, and enjoy the beautiful garden. Nice cafe and museum shop. Guided tours daily in the summer season and weekends in September.
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Sigrid Undsets veg 16, Lillehammer 2615, Norway
+47 61 25 94 00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people who tend the grounds do a fabulous job. Such a peaceful setting for so famous a Norwegian icon.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Carr Lane Q
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Sigrid Undset although born in Denmark is a Norwegian literary icon. After some success in Christiana / Oslo she moved with her two children, with a third on the way to Lillehammer, where she wrote her most world famous books - the Kristin Lavransdatter trilogy....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Siv672014, Sales-and marketing consultant at Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you for visiting Bjerkebæk, the home of Sigrid Undset, and for writing such a Nice review. We are happy to hear that you had such a nce time and are so enthusiastic about the museum and Sigrid Undset's life. We hope to be able...More

Reviewed August 5, 2016

We finally got to visit Bjerkebaek, after having read several of her books, read about her stays in Rome (especially "Jenny") and her converting to Catholicism, her strong comments on society and moral issues. Visiting the museum in Lillehammer, especially being shown around and inside...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2016

Thank you for visiting Sigrid Undsets home, Bjerkebæk. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the visit and got to learn even more about her life and works. It truly is an amazing place to visit, and we hope to see you again some...More

Reviewed June 27, 2016

I am an admirer of Sigrid Undset's work and I like her as a woman/person with strong meanings and comments, so no wonder I wished to visit her museum also. I have been there twice and will definately go back. The guided tour is educational...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed June 25, 2016

Another residence to view in Lillehammer was Bjerkebaek, once the home of Sigrid Undset (1882-1949). Undset is Norway’s most famous female author and her novel trilogy “Kristin Lavransdatter” set in Medieval Norway sold world-wide. She also received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928 and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

When You are in Lillehammer be sure to visit Bjerkebæk. The great author Sigrid Undsets home. The atmosphere in theese old buildings are very varm and special.

Date of experience: July 2013
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