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The Iron Age Farm

Welcome to The Iron Age Farm at Ullandhaug. This open air museum takes you 1,500 years back in time, to experience how life was in The Iron Age.

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The Iron Age Farm (Jernaldergården) at Ullandhaug is rebuilt on the original remains and ruins of a farm that dates back to the Migration Period, approx. 350 – 550 AD, and is the only one of its kind in Norway.

The farm is a live open-air museum, where you can experience how everyday life was before the Viking Age.

Imagine going 1,500 years back in time to experience how life was in The Iron Age. To when the fire burned in the fireplace, children were running around in the houses and the adults would do things like hunting or grinding grain to make sure there was food on the table. Would you like to try?

Enter the long houses with the Lady of the farm or the tribal chief and get a glimpse into prehistoric Rogaland. Experience how people lived, what they ate and how they sustained life.

There’s also a visitor’s center with an exhibition of objects found at the farm, and where you can learn some more about life in the Iron Age.  

The visitor centre also has a café where you have the opportunity to sit down and enjoy a warm soup or some home baked goods, as well as coffee, tea and cold drinks. The center also has a great museum shop with unique souvenirs, gifts, toys and books.

Guided tours of the long houses at 12 (in Norwegian), 13 (in English) and 14 o’clock (in Norwegian, only on Sundays). We have a variety of activities during the opening hours.

Opening Hours

1 Desember - 20 March
Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 3 pm
Sunday 11am - 4 pm
Monday closed

21 March - 20 June
Every Sunday 11am - 4pm
Closed 12 April. 

Summer 2020
Every day:
From June 21 until August 16.
11am - 4 pm

Every Sunday the rest of the year.
Open for pre-booked groups all year.

 

Ticket costs
Adults 100 nok
Child/seniors/student 40 nok
Family ticket kr 200
Children under the age of 4 are free

The ticket can also be used at the Museum of Archeaology in Stavanger within 48 hours.