We spent almost 2 hours here learning from an excellent guide about life in this remote collection of farm houses from 1500 to 1920. The tour was exploring the original buildings... read more
Moelstertunet is a picturesque farmstead, with sixteen buildings...
Moelstertunet is a picturesque farmstead, with sixteen buildings surrounding an open farmyard. All of the
buildings are still standing right where they were when the last family moved out in 1927. Walking through the
farmstead will give you a unique insight in building traditions and living conditions in older times. The oldest
building on the farmstead, an open-hearth log house, dates from the early 1500s. In the nearby exhibition hall
a comprehensive exhibition will tell you more about how people lived and worked in Voss in older times. The
museum also displays temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
Voss folkemuseum has a huge collection of artifacts, folk art, tools and other objects. There is also a big
archive, a small library, and one of the biggest museum collection of photos in Hordaland.
From Moelster you have a wonderful view of Vossevangen and the Vangsvatnet lake.
At the entrance you will also find a small cafe With a great view and a Museum shop.
May 18th - August 31st: open daily 10-17
September 1st - May 16th: