About usValdres Museums =Valdres Folk Museum, collections in Bagn and Bautahaugen, Gardberg Site and The Norwegian institute of bunad and folk costume.Valdres Folk MuseumGardberg SiteThe Norwegian institute of bunad and folk costumeObject and focus areasThe object of the Valdres Museums is to conserve, document research and disseminate local cultural heritage. The Valdres Museums constitute a core museum in Norway in respect of living folk culture. Its focus areas are local history, self-sufficiency , building preservation, national costumes and folk music.ValuesValdres Museums shall facilitate a meeting place between generations and be perceived as responsible, relevant, bold and inclusive. This means that the Valdres Museums shall:share knowledgefacilitate preservation and transfer of tangible and intangible cultural heritagetake its social mission seriously, be a credible voice that brings important knowledge into the public domainmake contemporary and future life richer for both individuals and societyshow that we are a relevant cooperation partner and development agentcomply with the Code of thics issued by the International Council of Museums (ICOM)The collectionsThe Valdres Museums manage over 100 historical buildings, almost 700 paper-based files, 15,000 archive recordings of songs and music, 100,000 historical photographs, 350,000 documentary photographs, 27,000 objects and 80,000 costume registrations. The historical buildingsThe historical buildings span a broad spectrum of Norwegian building traditions. Pre-industrial timber-frame buildings from the 1700s and 1800s make up the largest part of the collection. The design and details are signs of local craftsmanship traditions, but also reveal affinities with internationally inspired styles. These impulses were first expressed as details in panels, mouldings, supporting beams, decorative painting and glasswork.Contact usValdresmusea ASTyinvegen 27, 2900 FagernesTel: + 47 61 35 99 00 // email@example.comValdres Folkemuseum Tyinvegen 27, 2900 FagernesTel:+ 47 61 35 99 00 // firstname.lastname@example.orgBagn BygdesamlingValdresvegen, 2930 BagnTel.+ 47 61 35 99 00 // email@example.comPer Ivar Stensæter // Ole Aastad BråtenBautahaugen Samlinger3528 HedalenTel:+ 47 901 42 075 // firstname.lastname@example.orgHalstein NerbyeNorsk institutt for bunad og folkedrakt Tyinvegen 27, 2900 FagernesTel: + 4761 36 62 50 // email@example.comMunkekroen // the museum caféTyinvegen 27, 2900 FagernesTel:+ 47 61 36 01 77 // firstname.lastname@example.org Your support counts!Your gift to the Valdres Museum makes the museum’s exhibitions and conservation of the collection possible. Thank you for your support. Our donation account is 1503.37.02431. IBAN: NO1315033702431. BIC: DNBANOKKXXX. If you have questions, or if you wish to denote a gift in honor or memory, please contact the museum at email@example.com.