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 Norsk Folkemuse 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 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 an 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 20 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.
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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 130 guests, but it is ok to be smaller groups of around 30 people too. 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.
Capasity: 30 – 130 people
Price: 18 900 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: 8900 – 13 900 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: 7900 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: 8900 kr