Aulestad is a museum and farm located in Follebu, Oppland, Norway. The farm is most known for being the residence of Bjornstjerne and Karoline Bjornson in 1874. From 1923, the manor has been preserved. From 1926, the area was owned by the state. In 1965, De Sandvigske Samlinger operated the farm. The area now is a museum that shows the life and work of Bjornstjerne Bjornson’s. The Bjornson family still owns the farm.
Bjornstjerne Bjornson was a Norwegian writer. Along with writing poems, and stories, he also wrote plays. He was a wonderful speaker and also a key politician of the country. In the year 1903, he won the Nobel Prize for literature. His home, Aulestad, keeps the same name as when he resided there. There are a number of items in the home that were the author’s.
You may visit the home and view a wide selection of Bjornson memorabilia. This includes the collection of paintings and sculptures that he and his wife owned. There are also several manuscripts on display as well as family photographs.
Aulestad Photo Gallery
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