The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History (Norsk Folkemuseum) is a museum in Oslo, Norway. Among its collection of artifacts is the original Stave Church from Gol, built in the 1200s and relocated here in 1884. If the church may look familiar, it’s because there’s a 4/5th scale replica in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion.
Besides the size, the only major difference from the two is the lack of crosses on the outside of Epcot’s version.
The museum also houses a number of items related to Norway’s culture that may remind you of Disney. Some examples in the photos below include a traditional bunad (folk costume) similar to the ones worn by cast members in the Epcot’s Norway pavilion, a Sven-like reindeer shown transporting goods, and a building with a grass-covered sod-roof, similar to the one atop Epcot’s Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe.
Address: Museumsveien 10, 0287 Oslo, Norway
Visitor Information: Norsk Folkemuseum
Museumsveien 10, 0287 Oslo, Norway