At the museum you may experience the Hardanger culture - both
traditional and modern - surrounded by fjords, mountains and
In the main building you will find exhibitions on Hardanger
embroidery, costumes and folk music; a cafè and a museum
shop. The outdoor museum consists of 20 houses from the middle
ages to the 20th century.
The museum has smaller sections at Skredhaugen,
Lofthus (open weekends during summer) and at Bu (closed
2014 due to building projects).