The Norsk Folkemuseum

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The Norsk Folkemuseum is Norway’s largest museum of cultural history. With collections from around the country, the museum shows traditional wooden architecture and how people lived in Norway from 1500 to the present. We walk through the open air museum, past 500-year-old Norwegian wooden cottages and through farmsteads.
What is the difference between a log- and stave construction? Why do the loft have a combination of both? And was is the historical origins of the magnificent stave church?

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