The log house with its sod roof, is a handcrafted replica of a 18th century farmhouse from the Numedal District in Norway. Located next to the Red Deer Museum in Heritage Square, it is open to the public as a museum and activity centre for learning about Norwegian Canadian history and culture. The museum houses a growing collection of antiques and replicas of items used by Norwegian immigrants. Courses are offered to the public in Norwegian arts, crafts, and cooking. There is a program for children in the summer. A small “Butikk” sells crafts, books, and many gift ideas, as well as traditional Norwegian equipment.
Parking in available in front of the Recreation Centre, then a path on the east side of the Rec Centre leads into Heritage Square, or parking is available on 47 Ave then Heritage Square is easily accessible through its east gate.