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Lom Rural Museum


Lom Rural Museum is within walking distance of the tourist information office at Lom. The museum consists of 26 antique buildings dating from about 1650 to 1940. In the Storstabburet (main granary) there is an old corn holder from about 1650 and you can see the "water and corn" exhibition. The latter shows how Lom, the dryest area in Norway, became a fertile corn-producing village in the 19th and 20th centuries. As part of the exhibition you can also watch a newly-edited documentary from the 1960s about how this was made possible by the village's unique canal and irrigation system.