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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
Read more: OG

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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 - 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

Source: Visitnorway

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