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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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Preservation Done Well

It was our first time visiting Norskedalen and we are excited to visit again! The tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
Deanne W
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Western Wisconsin historical attraction

I loved seeing this Norwegian family immigrant museum in this setting. I got a personal tour by my... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Colgate, Wisconsin
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N455 O Ophus Rd, Coon Valley, WI 54623
+1 608-452-3424
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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

1  Thank Deanne W
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

1  Thank Kirstiere
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
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.

1  Thank VikingVerne
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
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

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 July 2015

An interesting place with an excelent info center. Not only a well arranged house collection, but a nature experience. aswell. Skilled, helpful and friendly staff.

Thank SolveigDr_bak
Reviewed 26 October 2014

This is a very well preserved "village" with several buildings of various types that have been found in various valleys in the area. There are great programs for adults and for kids and it is well maintained and very authentic. If you would like to...More

2  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Reserved a spot for a family get together here and was not disappointed. My family has Norwegian heritage and it was amazing to be able to hear some of the history and culture and to be inside real homes, barns, and more. We saw how...More

2  Thank KellyPenelope
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