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Aurland Shoe Workers, women, men and children outside the shoe factory in Aurland early 1930
The top part of black leather Aurland shoe is being carefully stitched by worker as daylight reveal the curves of the hide
Aurland shoe hides in different colours hanging close together from the ceiling inside the Aurland Shoe Factory.
Worker is stitching underside sole of Aurland shoe. Aurlands new logo is popping in the mini spotlight attached to sewing machine.
Display of jars filled with penny's in window frame, amongst old books and beer bottle. Old factory logo painted on mint green wall.
Historic photo of four men with moustache and serious faces in the 1930's sitting and working in the Aurland Shoe Factory.
Workers hand guiding brown Aurland shoe through advanced machine that secure hide to inner sole.
Woman precisely line up sharp steel template that stamp out shapes of the Aurland shoe. Red industrial stamp machine ready.

Aurland Shoe Économusée

Enjoy an audio-guided tour of the Aurland Shoe factory in Aurland town centre and see how the original penny loafer is made. During the audio guided tour, you will learn about the tradition and craftsmanship of the Aurland Shoe and see the shoemakers in action.

Book now! From NOK 90,-

Visit Aurland Shoe Factory

The Aurland Shoe Économusée has attracted visitors who want to learn more about one of the few remaining Norwegian shoe manufacturers for years. Here you can hear (or read) the story behind the shoe factory, walk through the production premises where the shoemakers are at work and, not least, get an opportunity to shop for shoes or other great leather products to take home with you.

A visit to Aurland Shoe Factory is a great experience that stands out from what the traditional tourist asks for. You are guaranteed to have an interesting and unique experience!

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Best time to go


Guided Tour

Opening times for Aurland's store inside Aurland: 

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri: 10:00 - 16:00
Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: 09:00 - 15:00
Sunday and public holidays: Closed

Cultural/ Historical
From NOK 90,-

The products

Aurlands produces more than just shoes. Bags, belts and other accessories can today be found in the factory outlet. The products have a timeless design and are all of high quality.

See more of the products here: www.aurlands.com.

Audio guide

With the help of the Voice of Norway audio guide app, you can take a tour of the historic factory whenever it suits you within our opening hours. The audio guide gives you a complete and seamless experience at your own pace and provides a good insight into the shoemaking craft. The guiding content comes with both text, images and sound and is offered in a total of 6 languages.

You get 15% discount on products from Aurlands included in the tour.

The Original Penny Loafer


An Économusée is not a museum in the usual sense, but a living workshop, offering a real tourist attraction alongside the manufacture and sale of traditional products. We will show you our craft traditions and their historical context, as well as offer you the chance to purchase our products.

The legs of man in a brown suit, without socks, showcasing the brand- new brown exclusive Penny Loafer collection Aurlands outside

How to get here:

Aurland Shoe Factory is located in the center of Aurland

Address: Odden 13, 5745 Aurland

Opening hours: Mon – Fri 08.00 - 16.00

  • Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays are only on request*.

Audio guide language: Norwegian, English, German, French, Italian and Spanish

*Send request to: post@aurlands.com

Bus to and from Flåm:

Use the shuttle bus that runs between Flåm and Prest or Aurland


Outlet in Flåm

  • Open in the summer season
  • Located close to the Flåm customer center
  • Shoes, bags and belts and more
  • Sustainable and handmade local products

Groups or private tour:

If you want to experience the history, the production and the factory premises with a personal guide, this can be booked upon request by e-mail to post@aurlands.com.

Available in Norwegian and English.

Maximum group size: 25 people

Duration: 1 - 2 hours

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