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Telemark Museum cover a large number of topics through a wide range of styles of presentation, and are very much worth a visit. 


Playwright Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien, the county capital. His childhood home at Venstøp is today a modern museum, dedicated to his world famous works and his early years. In Skien you will also find the estate Søndre Brekke Gård, surrounded by a beautiful park, exhibitions and an outdoor museum.


In Porsgrunn you will find the new Porselensmuseet at Porsgrunds Porselænsfabrik.
DuVerden, which is a shipping – and science centre, is also located here. Please see:

Kittelsenhuset – Theodor Kittelsen (1857-1914) is one of Norway’s foremost beloved artists.
Enjoy the sketches drawn by Kittelsen while in Kragerø.
The painter Jonny Andvik (1966) is one of the foremost figurative painters of his generation in Scandinavia, born i Porsgrunn, Telemark.
This summer you can see some of his works in Kittelsenhuset, he is our guest exhibitor.


Ulefos Hovedgaard is a real mansion, unique in a Norwegian context, built by Niels Aall. In the summer of 2014 we are presenting a jewellery exhibition at Ulefos Hovedgaard.

You are very welcome to come and visit all of our museums!
We look forward to see you!

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Telemark Museum
Øvregate 41, NO-3715 Skien
Tel: +47 3554 4500
Opening hrs:
Brekkeparken and Henrik Ibsen Museum 11-17 each day The other museums 12-17 Monday closed at these museums
Brekkeparken and Henrik Ibsen Museum, Skien 1. June-10. Aug The other museums 21. June-10. August
Adults Nok 70,- Children 30,- Family 150,- (2a + 3c)
Bø, Ulefoss, Skien, Porsgrunn,Brevik, Bamble, Kragerø