Gjestestuene event venue

At Gjestestuene, you will discover a little piece of Norway, right here 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, approximately 4 km west of the city center. The venue is used for all kinds of occasions. We arrange everything from gala dinners and conferences, to meetings and romantic weddings.


Hire Gjestestuene to showcase Norwegian folklore and culture. Gjestestuene is set amongst a unique collection of authentic old buildings brought to the museum from locations around Norway. Our next door neighbour is a fantastic 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 great hospitality and a fine dining experience we provide memorable experiences for both business and private customers.

Gjestestuene itself is a 100 year old building in traditional style, designed by a famous Norwegian architect. 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. Gjestestuene event venue 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 20 minutes from the center of town (Rådhuset) and stops 150 meters from Gjestestuene. Get in touch for more information!


Choose a venue for your party

Rent the whole house

If you prefer exclusive access and use of the premises for your guests, rent the whole house. With this package you have four wonderful rooms at your disposal together with beautiful outside areas. Festsalen takes up to 130 guests, but we often have celebrations for smaller groups here too. Everything from 30 – 130 guests is  ok. Østerdalsstua on the ground floor is suitable for serving a welcome drink if the weather is too poor to be outside. In Den Blå Peisestue guests can enjoy coffee and cake after dinner. It is also a favourite for guests who don’t enjoy dancing in Festsalen into the early hours.
Capasity: 30 – 130 people   Price: 18 900 kr

Rent the whole house

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.
Capasity: Fra 30 – 70 people  Price: Fra 7900 – 13 900 kr

rent Festsalen and Den Blå Peisstue

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. In Folkestuen we have a screen, sound and projector that can be used.  Both rooms have an open fireplace. It works well to mingle with drinks in Østerdalsstua before dinner in Folkestuen.
Capasity: 20 – 40 people  Price: 7900 kr

Rent Østerdalsstua and Folkestuen


Folkestuen is suitable for smaller parties and meetings. With direct access to our outside areas we often have summer parties with barbeque buffet in Folkestuen. There is technical equipment for meetings in the room, and great views down to the old buildings in the museum. The room also has an open fireplace which is often used in winter.
Capacity: 20- 35 people  Price: 5900 kr

Leie Folkestuen


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 Farm, 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: 7900 kr

Rent Sæterhytten
  • 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 Send a request to post@gjestestuer.no
or call 0047 488 91 603