The Norwegian Forest Museum

The Norwegian Forest Museum is one of Norway's most visited museums with over 110,000 visitors every year. The museum conveys impressions and experiences within many themes with the main focus on forests; forestry, hunting, trapping, fishing and outdoor life.


In scenic surroundings by Glomma in the Elverum town is the Norwegian Forest Museum, which is one of Norway's most visited museums with over 110,000 visitors every year! The museum offers ​​a large exhibition area and conveys impressions and experiences within many themes with the main focus on forests; forestry, hunting, trapping, fishing and outdoor life.

It is recognized as one of the country's finest museum facilities with skilled educators. Through play and immersion, science and sorcery, relevant knowledge about hunting, trapping, fishing and gathering is disseminated. Throughout the year, the museum offers various events, activities and experiences for everyone. The museum has a large and attractive outdoor area, including the Skogkanten playground, Bekkeverkstedet Stream Workshop which leads down to Elveparken River Park, the flomsteinen Flood Stone and Prestøya Island, with the Children's fishing pond and a large collection of historic huts and forest houses.

In the Forstmann Restaurant great food from nature's own pantry and a unique view of Prestøya Island and waterfalls in the Glomma River can be enjoyed.

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