Sigrid Undsets skrivebord på Bjerkebæk, Lillehammer
Photo Ian Brodie

Guided tour of the house

A visit to Sigrid Undset’s home Bjerkebæk provides a unique cultural experience.

The home

The artist’s home remains as it was furnished during the 1930s by Sigrid Undset herself; it is a unique home filled with artefacts and books reflecting her personal taste and interests.

The guided tour

A guide relates the story of her life from her childhood in Kristiania, her travels in Rome, her daily life as a housewife and mother, through her divorce, comversion to Catholicism, receipt of the Nobel prize, the fight against the Nazis, and her years in exile during the second world war.

Sigrid Undset lived a rich life to wich the décor og her home is statement.

Peisestua på Bjerkebæk

Peisestua er innredet helt etter Sigrid Undsets egen personlighet og smak. Foto Jan Haug

During the high season from 20 May and weekends in September:

Guided tours of the home in English on request.

Max 15 persons per tour.

Guided tours for groups:

Guided tours for groups can be provided outside the normal opening hours;
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