The guide invites you into district judge Christian Feyer's country estate from the 1850s and tells the story of Dalane Folkemuseum, the Feyer family, and the various exhibitions.
Dalane Folkemuseum was founded in 1910. Today, the main museum facility is located at Slettebø in Egersund. The museum conveys Norwegian cultural history through rich thematic exhibitions, portraying the everyday life of wealthy citizens and farmers alike.
The guided tour takes you through the main building of district judge Feyer's country estate from the 1850s. You will learn more about the museum's history, about the Feyer family who once owned the house and a range of different subjects shown throughout the museum exhibitions. The guide provides insight into a range of topics, from style history to maritime history, crafts, handicrafts, and agriculture. Upon request, it is also possible to visit the museum's schoolhouse from 1895, the agricultural exhibition, or the craftsman exhibitions covering handicrafts such as clockmaker, comb maker, cooper, carpenter, and clog maker.
During the summer season (mid-June to mid-August), guided tours are included in the regular ticket price. Outside the summer season, tours must be booked in advance and can be booked both within and outside of normal working hours (9:00-14:00). Send an inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org to agree on a date and time. The guided tour lasts for approximately 45 minutes.