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Rørosmuseet - Olavsmine

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Rørosmuseet - Olavsmine Photo: J.H Lillegjelten
Rørosmuseet - Olavsmine Photo: J.H Lillegjelten
Rørosmuseet - Olavsmine Photo: Fotograf Ingrid Eide
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Storwartz was one of the largest mining areas in the Røros region. Nyberget Mine was in operation between 1650–1717 and 1861–1890.

Olav`s Mine, much younger, opened in 1936. Mining technology developed greatly over time – while the extraction of copper ore in Nyberget Mine started with firing, hammer and chisel, Olav`s Mine was mined with pneumatic drill and dynamite.

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  • Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Hours

9/11/2014 - 5/31/2015
Sat
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12/27/2014 - 12/30/2014
Mon, Tue, Sat and Sun
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3/28/2015 - 4/5/2015
Mon - Sun
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
6/1/2015 - 6/19/2015
Mon - Sat
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sun
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
6/20/2015 - 8/15/2015
Mon - Sun
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
8/16/2015 - 9/10/2015
Mon - Sat
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sun
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
9/29/2015 - 10/8/2015
Tue and Thu
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12/27/2015 - 12/30/2015
Mon, Tue, Wed and Sun
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Transportation


Car Only by car there is no public bus to Olavsgruva
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Rørosmuseet -  Olavsmine - Photo: J.H Lillegjelten

Rørosmuseet - Olavsmine

Storwartz was one of the largest mining areas in the Røros region. Nyberget Mine was in operation between 1650–1717 and 1861–1890. Olav`s Mine, much...

Rørosmuseet - Olavsmine

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Attractions in Røros

The town itself is the main attraction. By opening up your senses and curiosity, you may find yourself being carried back to life in a different age.

Dining in Røros

The Røros region has been leading in Norway on developing local food, and you may find locally produced meat and fish, as well as herbs and cheeses.

What to do in Røros

The natural surroundings provide a splendid frame for the cultural and historic heritage of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Røros.

The mountain and forest tour

Experience the national parks of Jotunheimen and Hardangervidda and the old mining town Røros, among other things.

Where to stay in Røros

Stay in unique buildings in the old mining town of Røros, protected as parts of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Winter in Røros

Winter in Røros is a sparkling winter dream.
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