Norwegian Museum of Travel and Tourism

Plan your visit

The Norwegian Museum of Travel and Tourism in Balestrand gives you the opportunity to learn about the development of tourism and the history of travel in our mountain and fjord country. Welcome!


The museum is located on the north side of the Sognefjord — centrally located by the pier in the beautiful village of Balestrand.

Norwegian Museum of Travel and Tourism
Holmen 12
6899 Balestrand

Opening hours

16. December 2022 — 8. February 2023
The museum will be closed for the winter season. We will be happy to welcome you back in February.

Ticket prices

  • Adults (18+): 100 NOK
  • Children aged 7-18: 50 NOK
  • Seniors/students: 75 NOK
  • Family* (2 adults + 2 children): 200 NOK
  • Children aged 0-6: Free
  • Groups (min. 10 people)*: 75 NOK
  • Season Pass (fre entrance for 1 year): 300 NOK
  • Season Pass family (2 adults + 2 children): 350 NOK
* Discount for groups only applies during ordinary opening hours. For groups less than 10 people, the price for a tour is NOK 1,000.

Free admission to: School groups - for visits, contact , assistants to people with reduced mobility, tour guide / driver, press, member of NMF / ICOM and visitors to the museum's exhibition openings.

Contact info

Norwegian Museum of Travel and Tourism
Holmen 12
6899 Balestrand

Museum host
Sindre Berg


Free parking on the street outside the museum or on the parking spaces on the pier in front of the grocery stores Joker and Coop-prix


To kafegjester ved eit rundt bord smiler og nyt si gulrotkake, kaffi og te.

In the museum café, Vindreken, you can enjoy the fantastic view of the surrounding mountain and fjord landscape, sip tasty tea or coffee and at the same time we offer daily home-baked cakes and biscuits, as well as simple lunch dishes. The café is open during the museum's opening hours, and can be visited by anyone, even without a ticket.

Museum store

In the museum shop you will find a good selection of books about travel and culture, as well as other gifts.

Access for people with reduced mobility

Elevator and stepless access on both floors of the main building. Toilet is on the ground floor, both for people with reduced mobility and others.

Changing table for children in the toilet for people with reduced mobility.