The author home lies within walking distance of the centre of Lillehammer. The museum is one of Lillehammer’s most beautiful cultural attractions.
Sigrid Undset moved into the first log house in 1919 and called the place Bjerkebæk. She purchased a second log house and and erected it adjacent to the original building to form an inner courtyard.
Welcome to the home of one of Norway’s great writers
She furnished the house with style, making room for items of personal value and extensive library.
The two medieval works Kristin Lavransdatter and Olav Audunsson were both written while Sigrid Undset lived at Bjerkebæk.
In the summer season you can experience the home and the lush gardens as they were in the author's time.