Baldishol: Medieval Inspired Contemporary Textiles

Jun 30, 2020 – Aug 28, 2020

The medieval Baldishol Tapestry, from 1180, is a national treasure familiar to most Norwegians—the oldest known Norwegian tapestry, and one of the oldest in Europe. This exhibit features 25 works by local, national, and international fiber artists who draw inspiration from the Baldishol. They inc...

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Norway House will be closed to the public from March 16 - March 31 amid public health concerns regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus). We will assess further postponements as we near the end of the month.

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We will be closing to the public at 1:00pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 for the Edvard Grieg Society of MN annual fundraiser.

Don't miss Gingerbread Wonderland -- nearly 200 community-created gingerbread houses at Norway House. Only $5 admission.

Gingerbread Wonderland is open Tuesday-Sunday, with special closings on Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1.

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Welcome Mats Zuccarello!

Oct 21, 2019 – Oct 21, 2019

The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce - North Chapter and Norway House - the National Norwegian Center in America are holding a meet-and-greet event with our members and the greater Norwegian community to meet the new face of the Minnesota Wild, Oslo native Mats Zuccarello!

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It’s time to expand!

We’re building a huge expansion and we need your help—
- a tech-ready genealogy library with Fellesraad
- a soft-landing for Norwegian business in the US
- a flexible events center and banquet hall

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6 months ago
Fun holiday stop with cute gift shop and cafe.
- Jeff H
a year ago
Great place to have coffee and authentic Norwegian pastries. Staff is wonderful and super friendly!
- Jeanie J
a year ago
We stopped by for the gingerbread house display. The kids loved it! Lots of great details and the scavenger hunt made it more fun.
- Cindy R

Connecting USA with Contemporary Norway

As the window to contemporary Norway, Norway House partners with businesses, organizations, and the community to celebrate a shared heritage. Norway House is a destination for the community with over 40,000 visitors annually.

Through our programs—which include the Galleri at Norway House, Minnesota Peace Initiative, and the Edvard Grieg Society of Minnesota—you can experience contemporary art, design, and music. Visitors can engage in discussion about important topics that share links to Norway and the global community.

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Minneapolis, MN 55404
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Sun:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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