Stoppested Verden is the largest International children and youth festival in Norway. Our goal is to establish an arena where we through concerts, workshops, activities, performances and exhibitions focus on the knowledge of our multicultural diversity. Through our program we seek to surprise, motivate and trigger an interest for and understanding of the values within the worlds’ many diverse cultures. The festival is located in a park belonging to the Norwegian Railway Museum and an antique train transports our visitors and participants out into a world filled with activities and professional artists!

When and where:
The festival takes place on Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd 2024 from 11 a.m to 4 p.m both days.
An evening concert is scheduled for Saturday June 4th on the main stage of the festival grounds.
We are located in the park belonging to the Norwegian Railway Museum in Hamar, Norway.

Visiting address:
Strandveien 163, 2316 Hamar, Norway.

Meeting point:
The festival ground is a large area and there will be an information and meeting point at booth the main museum building. Please mark the arm of your child with your cell no. That will help our hosts to locate you should your child separate from you.

How to get here by bus from city centre:
Take bus no. B25 from the train station/city centre towards Martodden. There are several options to exit the bus:
1. Storhamar videregående skole: you are now a 1-minute walk from the south entrance.
2. Arvid Østbys veg: you are a 2-minute walk from the north entrance.
3. Strandvegen 172: you are a 4-minute walk from the north entrance. This is the last stop before the bus turns to head back to the city.
For more bus information og to Innlandstrafikk.

How to get here by car/coach:
Hamar is located by the E6 (motorway) about 120 km (1,5 hrs) north of Oslo. Exit the E6 (motorway) at Hamar, follow the signs for «Museene» and then signs for «Jernbanemuseet». For coaches, one of the following underpasses is recommended:
– Vognveien / Maxi shopping centre (max. headroom 3.6 meter)
– Nystuveien (max. headroom 4.3 meter).

We are expecting a large crowd and we ask you to follow the parking instructions.

How to get here by foot from town centre:
From the centre of town, follow Mjøsa westwards and walk across the Domkirkeodden/Hedmark Museum area. The walk is approx. 3 kilometres, and should take 30-45 minutes.