Gamlehaugen Museum

Gamlehaugen was built by Norwegian Prime Minister Christian Michelsen in 1900.

The first floor has barely been touched since his death in 1925, and now serves as a memory of him. The museum was open to visitors already in 1927 and only small moderations has been done since then. The part of the mansion that operates as a museum consist of eight different rooms, where each part has its own interesting side and together they tell a lot about the living conditions of the upper class back in the early 1900’ and about Christian Michelsen in particular. The interior is a combination of timely romantic nationalism, art nouveau and older interior that Michelsen brought with him from his previous home. Restoration is still ongoing to this day.

Gamlehaugen Museum

Gamlehaugvegen 10, 5230 Paradis
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