Norwegian Laft Hus
Tourism Region: Red Deer
We operate a Norwegian museum, cultural centre and tourist attraction located in Heritage Park in Red Deer, Alberta.
About the Collections
Books, tools, equipment and furnishings brought by immigrants to this country from Norway.
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 400+
A collection of literature, video, and various media pertaining to Norwegian culture, including, history of Norwegian Royal Family as documented by Snorre Sturlason, and an Old Norwegian Bible over 200 years old.
Architectural Records •
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
Sound Recordings •
Woodcarvings, Hardanger embroidery, tapestries, traditional costumes.
Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery •
Furniture or Furnishings •
Metalwork, Silverwork or Goldwork •
Musical Instruments •
Textiles or Tapestries
Information from immigrants that travelled to Canada
Costumes and Accessories
Furniture or Furnishings
Household Objects or Domestic Technology
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Religious or Liturgical Objects
Toys and Games
: Non-motorized ground
Services & Activities
Classes or Workshops
: Age 0-4 (Pre-School)
: Age 5-11 (k-6)
Accessible by Public Transportation
Children's Activities or Services
Nature Trails, Walks or Gardens
Publications and Products
Annual Reports •
Museum Guide •
T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps •
Red Deer, Alberta
Hours of Operation
We can accomadate any tours and visits year-round, through appointments, and, offer courses in Norwegian culture all year round.
Individuals interested in learning more about our programs are encouraged to contact us for further information.
Wednesday's 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Our summer hours are in effect from July to August and are divided as follows:
Tue 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wed 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thu 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fri 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sat 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sun 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.