Prøysen house

Address: Prestvegen 1, 2360 Rudshøgda Show map

Address: Prestvegen 1, 2360 Rudshøgda

The museum is in memory of the author and artist Alf Prøysen (1914-1970), with exhibitions, theatre, a museum shop and play ground. The cottage where he was born is close to the new museum.

 

The museum is in memory of the author and artist Alf Prøysen (1914-1970), with exhibitions, theatre, a museum shop and play ground. The cottage where he was born is close to the new museum.

Prøysen House is in honour of the writer and performer Alf Prøysen. The Museum includes various exhibitions, e.g. one about Alf Prøysen's life, a "Teskjekjerring" Theatre after one of his children's book characters, a library, fairy tale room and Solvang Café. Alf Prøysen's childhood home, Prøysen Cottage, is 800 m from the Prøysen House and the two are connected by the road called "Præstvægen", which is well known from Prøysen's writings. The cultural festival "Blåklokkevikua" (Bluebell Week) is arranged in July.

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Contact information

Phone number
47 62 35 18 00
Contact person name
Prøysenhuset
Contact person email
Opening hours
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: open on request Thursday and Friday: 10-16 Saturday and Sunday: 11-17
Prices from
60 NOK
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