A museum of daily life from the medieval period to the present day.
Viking milk is a brand of condensed milk. It uses a Viking longship as its logo. The photographs show tins from several different eras of this brand. They were taken in the Folkemuseum at Bygdøy.
Freia, the company named for the Norse goddess, produced baking powder as well as chocolate.
This tin for Freia chocolates is the most explicit reference to the Viking Age that we have found in their marketing. It depicts scenes and characters from Norse history.
Gol Stave Church was moved to the Folkemuseum in the late 19th century. Only about one third of the surviving church was used (those parts that were thought to be medieval). The church that stands at the Folkemuseum now was modelled on Borgund Stave…
A medieval lyre from c.1300. It has the same form as the lyre featured on the Hylestad church portal.
A Norwegian farmhouse from the second half of the thirteenth century.
A medieval storehouse from Telemark.