Norwegian Dream

Traveling to Norway seems like a dream! Putting up one or more of these posters and looking at the beautiful photos might bring Norway a little closer to home.
 
This stave church from the 1200s is open to visitors in the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Bygdoy in Oslo, Norway. The museum shows how people lived in Norway from 1500 to the present in rural and town areas. A stave church is a medieval wooden Christian church building once common in north-western Europe.

 
A woman in traditional Norwegian dress tends a hearth fire in a restored historic home in the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Bygdoy in Oslo, Norway.

 
A bright red telephone booth sits in a corner near the Vigeland Sculpture Garden in Oslo, Norway. Fanciful graffiti marks the sides. A recent rain has left the cobblestones and trees wet. Vigelandsparken is one of Norway’s most visited attractions with more than 1 million visitors every year. The unique sculpture park is the life work of the sculptor Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943) with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and cast iron.

 
The medieval stone fortification of Akershus Fortress looms on the shore of Oslofjord in Oslo, the capital of Norway. Also known as Akershus Castle, the fortress has also been used as a prison.

 
Children dress in traditional clothing on a visit to the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Bygdoy in Oslo, Norway. The museum shows how people lived in Norway from 1500 to the present in rural and town areas. Established in 1894, the large open air museum features more than 150 buildings moved from towns and the countryside and features artifacts from all social groups and regions. It includes five medieval buildings, including a stave church from 1212.

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