Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum & Folk Art School

Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School, welcomes people of all ages and backgrounds to engage in the conversation of the American immigrant journey through the lens of the Norwegian-American experience. 

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Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School, welcomes people of all ages and backgrounds to engage in the conversation of the American immigrant journey through the lens of the Norwegian-American experience. 

Vesterheim is dedicated to building community and creating experiences by offering innovative and interactive exhibits, classes, publications, and programs at the dynamic campus and park in scenic Decorah, Iowa.

This world-class museum and folk-art school shares the stories of over 33,000 artifacts and 12 historic buildings, showcases astounding historic and contemporary Norwegian and Norwegian-American folk and fine art, and cultivates living traditions.

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