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As part of a continuing response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Vesterheim has temporarily closed the onsite campus and Main Building to the general public.  The Museum Store is open daily from 10:00 a.m – 4 p.m. by appointment only. Stay informed about our open status here.

Shop our online store here and register for online Folk Art School programs here.

Open Status

Vesterheim has temporarily closed the onsite campus to the public, including the Museum Store and Main Building.

Folk Art School Online

Our class schedule contains over 50 online courses through March 2021.

Laurann Gilbertson, Vesterheim Chief Curator, give online presentation

Request a Speaker

Schedule Vesterheim staff members to give a presentation to your group online.

Woman holding Susan Fosse Umbrella

Museum Store

Shop online now for all of your Scandinavian gifts and folk-art supplies!

Vesterheim Live Stream

Don’t have a Facebook account? View Vesterheim live streams, videos, and posts right here.

Woodworker Phil Odden carving in his home studio.

Vesterheim Blog

Find inspiring stories, videos, photo galleries, Vesterheim news, and more!

Virtual Galleries

Vesterheim’s online virtual galleries showcase our amazing collection.

Tour group walks through Maihaugen Museum outdoor area in Norway.

Tour Norway with Vesterheim

Explore Norway’s past, present, and future on the 2021 Heritage Tour!