Telemarkstunet (Engelsk)

Telemarkstunet is known for its summer activities. The yard is open from July to August.

Telemarkstunet is open from 11am to 4pm. Open every day in the summer season.

Telemarkstunet is a collection of replicas of old houses from Rauland, which were first set up as a yard in the 1990s.

Velcome to Telemarkstunet
  • Café in the Farmhouse Gardsjordstoga
  • Stone Oven Bakery
  • Kling and Flatbread
  • Bakery
  • Craft Shop
  • Summer Courses

The yard

At the Courtyard, there are working craftsmen. Sjur bakes buns and bread in a traditional wood-fired stone oven every day, Torbjørn and Karin make kling and flatbread, and the café is open to all guests. In the barn, there is a craft shop with products from over 120 different artisans. Admission is free.

Telemarkstunet is located right next to Raulandsakademiet, and you can find these buildings in the courtyard:

  • Gardsjordstoga (The Farmhouse)
  • Låven (The Barn)
  • Veslebur
  • Loftet (The Loft)
  • Årestoga (The main house)
  • Eldhuset (The Smokehouse)
  • Stallen (The Stable)

Låven (The Barn)

The barn is a replica of a traditional barn from Vest-Telemark. Inside the barn, you will find a craft shop with products from approximately 120 different artisans. Emphasis is placed on Norwegian products.

The barn is open every day throughout the summer, during holidays, and some weekends before Christmas. It is also possible to arrange for the craft shop to be opened and for guided tours of Telemarkstunet for groups. Please contact the office at Raulandsakademiet, phone number 35 07 32 92.


Approximately once a month, there is a concert and gathering (kro) in the Main House (Årestoga) organized by the Folk Music Scene at Rauland.

These concerts will also be announced on our website.

Venue Rental for Events

At Telemarkstunet, we have the Main House (Årestoga) available for rent if you are looking for an intimate and cozy event venue to celebrate a special day. The Main House can accommodate approximately 40 people for dining. Please contact us to receive our party menu. Additionally, there is an option to rent the Main House and bring your own food. It's a great way to celebrate a birthday, wedding, or anniversary.

Private Courses or Events

In addition to event venue rentals, Telemarkstunet offers the option to host private courses or parties. If you're interested in organizing a unique experience with various activities, we have different spaces available to suit your needs.