The Kolbeinstveit farm complex is one of the most visited facilities operated by the Ryfylke Museum. The large house and the barn were built in the 1850s. Ryfylke Museum makes a great effort to document and preserve local handicraft traditions – and if you visit one of the area’s farm museums you will gain many insights
In the summer, Kolbeinstveit is farm museum that welcomes visitors to its exhibitions and activities. There are several exhibitions at Kolbeinstveit. The permanent exhibition “The Farm and Its People” documents how people lived at Kolbeinstveit, and how they made the best use of the resources they had at hand. In addition, every summer there are new exhibitions highlighting specific topics.
The hosts serve local traditional food. You can buy buttergraut, Suldalskinke and suldalsbete. Coffee and freshly made waffles are also on the menu.
A key attraction at Kolbeinstveit is Guggedalsloftet, the oldest secular wooden building in Rogaland county. The upper part is from the 13th century, while the lower part dates from the 1400s. It was originally part of Guggedal farm in the hamlet Bråtveitsgrenda.