– Ein del av Hardanger og Voss museum

– A part of Hardanger and Voss museum

Mølstertunet farm cluster

Experience old Voss

Mølstertunet is situated on a hilltop with a beautiful view of Vossavangen. It is a beautiful farm cluster with sixteen small and large buildings. The buildings still stand on their original sites – nothing has been moved either to or from the farm cluster. The buildings provide a genuine picture of the building style and way people used to live in olden times.

The farm has probably stood here since before the Viking Age. In 1521, Mølster consisted of two farms. The buildings belonging to these farms stand in a rekkjetun, a cluster of farm buildings that were common in the communities in and around Voss. Each farm had its own dwelling house, smokehouse, loft, storage shed, barn, and firewood shed. One of the farms also had a kårstove, where the older generation could live once their heirs had taken over the farm.

As many as 30 people have lived here at one time. The two families moved out in 1926 and 1927, ten years after the founding of Voss Folk Museum. The museum opened its doors in 1928.