The Scandinavian Heritage Park buildings including the Stave Church are now closed to visitors for the 2020 season and being maintained to re-open again next season. The outdoor portion of the park is open 365 days a year and there is still plenty of time to get out in the park and enjoy the beautiful views, especially as fall colors will soon set in.
Effective 7/15/2020: The beautiful Gol Stave Church is once again open to visitors from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM daily, 7 days a week. Please stop by and enjoy the park!
May 20, 2020
Effective immediately: Scandinavian Heritage Park buildings will be closed until further notice except for scheduled events due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Updates to follow here as restrictions change in North Dakota.
– Scandinavian Heritage Association board
The Scandinavian Heritage park buildings will be open daily September 22-29 from 9 AM to 5 PM the week of Norsk Høstfest in Minot to accommodate the many visitors we have from around the world. A special welcome to all visitors who visit for the 2019 Norsk Høstfest!
SLS Design Group of Minot staged the Gol Stave Church as part of the annual Holiday Tour of Homes held by the Taube Art Museum.
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We are pleased to have our Vice President, Jordon Lakoduk recover the professional recordings from our old assortment of audio guides. After going through many of the older MP3 players Jordon was able to find one that still had some life left in it and recover the recordings. Jordon has made the recordings available at the bottom of each of our Tour the Park pages. Most modern web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11, Edge, Opera, and Vivaldi) should be able to play the recordings. We plan to once again integrate these recordings into the park in the future and make them accessible to all visitors using some new technology. Please let us know on our Facebook Page if you find these audio guides helpful or have used them in a cool way. We appreciate your continued donations to the Scandinavian Heritage Association to keep our park in pristine condition and to continue making it better each season.
We plan to provide future access to our beautiful park through technological means in the upcoming year. Stay tuned and see you in the park in 2018!
The audio player is displayed with the play button on the left side, the progress bar in the center, and total play time on the right. The volume control is also adjustable on the right. Click the play button above to start your audio tour of the park!
The Scandinavian Heritage Office will be closed on Thursday November 23 and Friday November 24 to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. The Gift Shop will be open from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM on Friday November 24, 2017.
The Scandinavian Heritage Assocation along with the Norsk Høstfest and Visit Minot will hold our annual Holiday Open House on Tuesday November 28, 2017 from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Browse through the many Scandinavian products and gifts for this holiday season. The Open House is held at the Scandinavian Heritage Center at 1020 South Broadway in Minot, ND.
Honor your loved ones with a Heritage Path Brick!
Heritage Path bricks will line the new sidewalk between the Scandinavian Heritage Park and the Heritage House Museum. The engraved bricks will provide a way to honor or memorialize individuals or to publicly proclaim the donors support of the Scandinavian Heritage Park.
4″ X 8″ – 3 lines of print: $100 8″ X 8″ – 7 lines of print: $225