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The house of straw

Museum with an Arts and Crafts shop
The House of straw is situated at Majberget in Bengtsfors with a fantastic view over forests and lakes. All year around You can visit our exhibition that tells the story about the usage of straw in different cultures and throughout the history. You will even discover why straw got such great importance here in Dalsland. With the tradition as foundation and the future in sight, The House of Straw strive to preserve the knowledge and the techniques of the craftmanship of straw as well as we try to find new exciting ways to use this great material. We have temporary exhibitions, courses, lectures, concerts and various other arrangements.
Free entrance to the Museum!


Opening hours 2018

Jan-feb Closed.
6 March-april Tuesday-friday 10-16, saturday 10-14
May Tuesday-saturday 10-16
Jun-aug Tuesday-sunday 10-17
Sep-nov Tuesday-friday 10-16, saturday 10-14
Christmas at The house of straw
 1-21 december  Tuesday-friday 10-16



Eva Bryntesson
Tel: +46 (0)531-528021

Barbro Engdahl
Tel: +46 (0)531-528022

Maria Ljungberg
Tel. +46 (0)531-528023