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Røros

Rørosmuseet - Olavsmine

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Description

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.

Categories

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

Hours

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
9/11/2014 - 5/31/2015
Sat
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3/28/2015 - 4/5/2015
Mon - Sun
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
12/27/2014 - 12/30/2014
Mon, Tue, Sat and Sun
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12/27/2015 - 12/30/2015
Mon, Tue, Wed and Sun
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9/29/2015 - 10/8/2015
Tue and Thu
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Transportation


Car Only by car there is no public bus to Olavsgruva

Facilities

  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • museum shop
    • guided tour during opening hours
    • guided tour by appointment
    • geology
    • permanent exhibitions
    • exhibition
  • Classification

    • World Heritage
  • General facilities

    • suitable for children
  • Food and drinks

    • summer café
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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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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.

Key facts about Røros

The Forollhogna and Femundsmarka National Parks form a framework around one of Norway’s most exciting areas of natural and cultural history.

Alaskan Husky Tours

Visit the area around Røros and try dog sledding in the wilderness with Alaskan Husky Tours. An Alaskan meal will be served after your trip.

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.

Winter in Røros

Winter in Røros is a sparkling winter dream.

Shopping in Røros

The village centre hosts a thriving arts and crafts community, workshops with outlets, quaint, little boutiques and good cafés and restaurants.
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