Gjestestuene event venue

At Gjestestuene you will discover a little piece of Norway, right in the capital city

Welcome to our event venue Gjestestuene

Located at the Norwegain Museum of Cultural Heritage, Gjestestuene is an event venue in the Bygdøy area of Oslo. We are located approximately 4 km west of the city center. The venue is used for all kinds of occasions. We arrange gala dinners and conferences, birthday parties and romantic weddings.

Hire Gjestestuene to showcase Norwegian folklore and culture. Gjestestuene is set against a unique  backdrop; a collection of authentic old buildings brought to the museum from locations around Norway. Our next door neighbour is a famous medival Stave Church from the 1200s. With such a unique location we excel at giving your guests a great taste of Norwegian culture and history. Coupled with first class hospitality and a fine dining experience we provide memorable moments for both business and private customers.

Gjestestuene itself is a 100 year old building in traditional style, designed by a famous Norwegian architect, Magnus Paulsson. Four rooms on two floors make up the venue. You can rent the whole building and organize a totally exclusive event, or you can hire just a single room.

Food and drink at Gjestestuene
Gjestestuene is served by our modern in-house kitchen TG Catering. The kitchen provide all food and drink served on the premises.

There is free parking for 20 cars or even a coach at our private parking area. Bus 30 Bygdøy takes about 15 minutes from the center of town (Rådhuset) and stops 150 meters from Gjestestuene.

In addition to Gjestestuene, we also manage a small event venue called Sæterhytten, also at Bygdøy. You see more information further down on this page.

Get in touch for more information!

Choose your venue

Rent the whole house
If you prefer exclusive access, rent the whole house. With this package you have four wonderful rooms at your disposal together with beautiful outside areas. Festsalen takes up to 120 guests, but it is fine to be smaller groups from around 30 people also. Østerdalsstua on the ground floor is great for serving welcome drinks if the weather is poor. In Den Blå Peisestue guests can enjoy coffee and cake after dinner.

Capasity: 30 - 120 people   
Price: 20 900 kr

Festsalen and Den Blå Peisstue
Our most unique rooms are situated on the first floor at Gjestestuene. Festsalen has hand painted walls and beautiful views over the open-air museum at Bygdøy, and Den Blå Peisestue has an open fireplace and comfortable sofas for drinking coffee and socializing after dinner. This is our  most popular choice of venue.

Capasity: 30 - 70 people  
Price:  11 900 - 14 900 kr

Østerdalsstua and Folkestuen
Østerdalsstua and Folkestuen are suitable rooms for smaller parties and meetings. With solid wooden panelling in typical Norwegian fashion, your guests will experience traditional hospitality in these rooms. Easy access to the outside areas make the rooms popoular also in summer. Both rooms have an open fireplace. It works well to mingle with drinks in Østerdalsstua before dinner in Folkestuen.

Capasity: 20 - 40 people  
Price: 8900 kr

Sæterhytten is a unique venue situated about a kilometer from Norsk Folkemuseum. The complex used to be part of the Royal Norwegian Summer Residence, and is today managed by the museum. With views over Oslo and a history dating back to the middle of the 19th Century, a party at Sæterhytten is always a special occasion. Sæterhytten is ooen from May 1st to October 1st. it is closed during winter.

Capacity: 20- 40 people  
Price: 9900 kr

  • Outside at Gjestestuene

    Uteområdene på Gjestestuene

  • Østerdalsstua

  • Festsalen in winter

  • Rent the whole house

  • Festsalen pyntet til fest, Gjestestuene selskapslokaler på Norsk Folkemuseum

    Festsalen, Gjestestuene på Norsk Folkemuseum

  • Bryllupslokaler

    Den blå Peisestue

  • Folkestuen in winter

  • Sæterhytten selskapslokale

    Sæterhytten is a magical place for smaller summer partys

  • View from Sæterhytten over Oslo

For more information contact post@gjestestuer.no
or call 0047 488 91 603