The Twist at Kistefos & Hadeland Glassworks

Experience one of Europe's most interesting museums for contemporary art on this exciting day excursion from Oslo. Walk through «The Twist» at Kistefos Museum, visit Hadeland Glassverk to learn how Norwegian design glassware is made, and enjoy art in spectacular surroundings on this easy and comfortable tour.

7 hours +
Suitable for all
01.JUN - 15.OCT
Twist Kistefos Hadeland

Get ready to embark on a delightful day excursion from Oslo! A comfortable bus ride from Oslo takes you through green, rolling hills to the charming Hadeland Glassverk.

At Hadeland you can immerse yourself in the cozy surroundings and learn about the fascinating history of glass-blowing in Norway. The idyllic setting and peaceful surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for exploration. Discover the experience center, shops, and several cafes that offer the perfect respite.

After a couple of hours of exploring Hadeland, our journey continues to Kistefos, one of Europe's most important sculpture parks for contemporary art. Over the next few hours, you can experience exciting exhibitions in the art galleries, admire the impressive sculptures in the park, and even stroll through the world-famous "The Twist."

The Twist Gallery is a true architectural marvel that twists into a sculptural shape, crossing the beautiful Randalselva river. On the bus ride back to Oslo, you can sit back and relax after a fun and exciting day.

Read more about the highlights below and enjoy your tour!


Tour Highlights

Hadeland Glassverk

Hadeland Glassverk is Norway's oldest industrial company with continuous operation, founded on history, art, culture and handcraft traditions. Hadeland has a long history and a rich cultural heritage but keeps focusing on product development and innovations for the future. At Hadeland you'll find an experience center where there are exhibitions, lectures, and concerts. If you are looking for a meal, there are five different cafes and restaurants to choose from. You will also find several gallery shops where you can buy high-quality glass, porcelain, decor, and gifts.

Kistefos Museum

Kistefos is a place where art, sculpture, architecture, and history merge into one. The museum is one of Europe's most interesting destinations for contemporary art. Here you will find something for everyone, whether you are deeply interested in art or just looking for a cultural experience in beautiful surroundings. In Kistefos you'll find an industrial museum, two art galleries, world-class architecture, as well as an impressive sculpture park with over 50 sculptures. The world-famous "The Twist" is a gallery, a bridge, and a sculpture all in one, and is a very popular photo spot. Every year, this award-winning museum presents new art exhibitions by highly recognized national and international artists.


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Enjoy your tour!