In the centre of the attractive village of Balestrand, lies one of few museums of its kind worldwide: The Norwegian Museum of Travel and Tourism, showing the development of modern tourism, both in Balestrand and Norway.
The museum offers intriguing architecture from different eras. A distinctive and modern building standing side by side with some of the village’s historic buildings, thus creating a fascinating collective exhibition. The mountain walls inside the main building form a unique space for exhibiting the interesting history of travel in Norway.
The Norwegian Museum of Travel and Tourism also offers film screenings in the auditorium, a rich library, and guided tours. Café Vindreken welcomes you for a refreshing break.