About us

Hardangervidda National Park Centre at Skinnarbu is authorized by the Norwegian Environment Agency as visitor center for Hardangervidda National Park. It is co-located with The Norwegian Wild Reindeer Centre who is a cooperative partner.

Interactive exhibition

The Hardangervidda National Park Center offers a interactive exhibition about nature and wild reindeer.

The exhibition is granted very nice reviews and has received several International Awards.

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Visitors can watch 4 different films in the cinema:
‘Hardangervidda National Park’ – learn more about the national park, 20 minutes.

‘One with nature’ – a portrait of the WW2-hero Jens Anton Poulsson, 30 minutes.

‘The Arctic Fox’ – animated children’s movie about the arctic foxes, 7 minutes.

‘Mountain People’ – artistic movie about locals relationship with the mountain, 20 minutes.

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Daily Operations


Chairman of the Board

Sverre Skogen
MBA, business background. Former MD of Aker Kværner etc. Outdoor sportsman and hunter.

Catering & Events


Eivind Reiten
MBA, business and national politician background. Former General director of Norsk Hydro. Outdoor sportsman and hunter.


Board Members

Per Lykke
Lawyer and regional politician. Project manager behind the center and the exhibition. Outdoor sportsman and hunter.

Gro Synnøve Brekka
Teacher in Tinn municipality. Creative artistic leader and founder of “Marispelet”. Outdoor sportswoman.

Hege Tverberg
Refugee consultant and local AP- politician.

Lena Engell
Social worker.

Kjetil M. Vågen
Engineer in Vinje municipality and local SP politician.


Substitute Members

Einar Bull
Tidligere norsk ambassadør både i Brussel og Roma, samt tidligere sjef for ESA.

Nina Frisak
Former Ministerial Councilor SMK and former Supreme Court judge.

Steinar Kleivan

Per Pedersen

Gjermund Ingolfsland

Jane Leidal

Barbro Stordalen