This video is a 360° view of the interior of the Valdres House. When watching a 360° video on a computer, the viewing angle is changed by clicking on the video and dragging with the mouse. Enjoy the virtual tour!
Øystre Slidre, Valdres, Norway (1795)
A modest landowner’s home built with traditional labor-intensive log construction methods. Five of six children raised in this house left for frontiers in the United States and Canada at the height of emigration in the late 1800s. The house was moved from Norway to Vesterheim in 1975.
Find out more: In this article from Vesterheim, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2006, Wayne and Dorothy Johnson share the story of the Valdres House, which came from the Moahaugen farm in Valdres, Norway, and now sits in Vesterheim’s Heritage Park.