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Funding support:  State/county/municipal

Number of staff: 19

Number of visitors per year:  26,000

Overall aims of the centre

Conservation and communication of the cultural and natural history in our region

Description of the centre

Randsfjordmuseet consists of 4 museums with considerable distance between them. In the mountains is Kittilbu Utmarksmuseum (countryside) which is close to Hynna, a Ramsar mire complex. Down in the valley we have to open-air museums: Lands Museum which is close to the Ramsar Dokka delta, and Hadeland Folkemuseum. Furthest south is Hadeland Bergverksmuseum (mining). The 2 open-air museums have extensive archives with photo collections.

Viewing the lake bottom

Main CEPA work areas: Exhibitions, research, school programmes

Top three successes

Top three challenges

Carvings on a stone

Carvings on a stone

Interpretation techniques

Site information; Producing written materials; Using audio-visual tools; Developing nature trails

Visitor centres

Setting up a new visitor centre; Running a visitor centre; Building / maintaining structures


Engaging young people; Engaging the local community; Working with volunteers

Education and communication

Working with primary schools; Working with secondary schools


PR and marketing; Running effective administration; Project planning.

Alastair Brown, Konservator, Kulturhistorisk seksjon,

 RANDSFJORDMUSEET, Villavegen 45  | 2870 DOKKA

T +47 61110687 | M + 4747970081

Hadeland Folkemuseum | Lands Museum | Hadeland Bergverksmuseum | Kittilbu Utmarksmuseum  


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