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Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center

N455 O Ophus Rd, Coon Valley, WI 54623
+1 608-452-3424
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A Step Back in History

Norskadalen is a fascinating living history museum. You explore the Norwegian heritage of the... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
T3975JVmarthab
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Jacksonville, FL, United States
Great stop for a walk and a look at local history

We spent time in the visitor center looking at the historical objects presented as well as watched... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Loveforfood
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Houston, Texas
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N455 O Ophus Rd, Coon Valley, WI 54623
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Norskadalen is a fascinating living history museum. You explore the Norwegian heritage of the earliest settlers to this region. You can experience the lifestyle and explore buildings from this by-gone era. There are many actual artifacts that have been acquired. This is well worth the...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We spent time in the visitor center looking at the historical objects presented as well as watched the introductory video. We then walked down to the replica homestead. Great to see the history so well preserved form the area. We then took a short hike...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We're from La Crosse but moved to Green Bay, WI 20 years ago. So we haven't seen Norskedalen in over 20 years. They've added new buildings. Very interesting place. Loved it!! Beautiful!

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

It was our first time visiting Norskedalen and we are excited to visit again! The tour guide was wonderful, knowledgeable and engaging. His personal anecdotes and charm made it a wonderful time. The buildings are lovely and well taken care of and the grounds are...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I loved seeing this Norwegian family immigrant museum in this setting. I got a personal tour by my cousin, and board member of the museum, Pauline Buckland. She was a former tour guide and knows so much about the history of the area and the...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We visited Norskedalen with some friends from Chicago. We were treated to some great hospitality, with a tour and staff that invited our daughter to even engage with the turtle in their "animal room." We began with a short video, then we could walk around...More

1  Thank Happyrocker
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Jim gave us a very informational tour. The location is remote, but in a very beautiful setting of the Driftless part of Wisconsin.

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Reviewed 22 July 2016

It was a little bit of a hunt to find it, but so worth the time. The tour was so informative and the setting was gorgeous. I did want to go since my Mother's family had donated several things to the center. Our tour guide...More

1  Thank breezey988
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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Excellent guides and hosts; interesting visitors center. Worth visiting to learn more about the early Norwegian settlers.

1  Thank Carhydancer
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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We met our long-time friends at Norskedalen, planned due to my spouse's Norwegian heritage. We also stayed overnight in a rental cabin onsite. We enjoyed learning more about the early settlers through a guided tour of a farm recreation and the visitors' center. The cabin...More

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