Valdres Folk Museum is situated on a peninsula in Strandefjorden, 800 metres from Fagernes town centre in Valdres.

ROAD:E16 from Oslo or Bergen. RV51 from Gol or Randen, Vågå. RV250 and RV33 from Lillehammer/Gjøvik/Dokka. Sumarvegen from Lillehammer/Gausdal over Lenningen and Etnedal. 

BUS: Valdresekspressen express coach from Oslo or Beitostølen/Sogndal/Årdal/Lærdal/Lom. Øst-Vest Xpressen express coach from Lillehammer or Bergen. Local service from Leira. Visit the NOR-WAY Bussekspress or Opplandstrafikk websites for route information. 

TRAIN AND BUS:Bergensbanen railway from Bergen to Gol, then bus to Fagernes. Visit for route information. 

PARKING:Free parking in the car park by the E16 exit road. Disabled parking available. Visitors may also park on the gravel pitch in Fagernes town centre, which is only a five-minute walk from the museum. From the gravel pitch, cross the bridge over the river, and turn left onto the footpath along the E16. 

UNIVERSAL DESIGN:Disabled parking is available in the car park. The Reception building, which houses exhibitions and the museum shop and café, is universally designed, but the historic buildings are not. The museum café offers a varied menu, including vegetarian dishes. Food allergens are labelled.


Oslo186 kmcirka 3 t
Bergen337 kmcirka 5,5 t
Trondheim377 kmcirka 6,5 t
Lillehammer116 kmcirka 2,0 t
Gjøvik97 kmcirka 1,5 t
Gol50 kmcirka 1,0 t
Beitostølen38 kmcirka 40 min