2022 Park Season – Opening day is May 17th, 2022!

Opening day  of the Scandinavian Heritage Park for the 2022 season is May 17th, 2022!

  • Sons of Norway event in the works and updates to come as date draws near.
  • As always, Park buildings will be open as volunteers are able to staff. We are always looking for new volunteers to please contact our office if you would be willing and able!
  • Inclement weather may impact the schedule.

Daily Hours
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Saturday
12 Noon to 4:00 PM Sunday

2022 Park Season ends October 2nd, 4PM.

Park and Building Hours 2021

The Scandinavian Heritage Park Grounds are open daily dawn to dusk. Summer Gift Shop hours are Monday – Wednesday 9 AM – 5 PM, Thursday -Friday 9 AM-6 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 2:30 PM and Sunday closed. SHA Park Building Summer Hours – (Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day weekend. ) Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Sunday – 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The Park buildings are open when volunteers are able to be present. Our buildings are not heated, so our hours are only seasonal. Group tours by appointment, please call our office at 701-852-9161 for more information.

Park Buildings Closed for 2020 Season

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.

Updates for COVID19

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!


Previous updates

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

Park Building Hours During Norsk Høstfest 2019

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!