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Heavy Water War exhibition

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Heavy Water War exhibition Photo: VisitRjukan
Heavy Water War exhibition Photo: VisitRjukan
Heavy Water War exhibition Photo: VisitRjukan
An exciting exhibition with local character.

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Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum has opened its new war exhibition called “Heroes of Telemark” at Rjukan.

 It dramatizes the four famous sabotage operations against local heavy water production, but there is also much focus on all the other local missions during the war years in Rjukan.

Our visitors are provided with great opportunity for direct interaction, reflection and further insight into the historical material from the Second World War at multiple levels.

The exhibition is multimedial. It will give visitors a unique experience of being part of the events, and it challenges visitors to reflect on what it means to be a hero.

We hope this exhibit will engage visitors of all ages.

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Heavy Water War exhibition

Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum has opened its new war exhibition called “Heroes of Telemark” at Rjukan.  It dramatizes the four famous sabotage o...

Heavy Water War exhibition

Source: Visitnorway

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Tour suggestions in Rjukan

Hike the Gaustatoppen Mountain or the Saboteur Trail from World War II, or go cycling on the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda.

Rjukan

Rjukan is located by the Hardangervidda National Park and is known for Gaustatoppen Mountain and the heavy water sabotages by the heroes of Telemark.

Getting to Rjukan

Rjukan is located between Oslo in the east and the famous Norwegian fjords in the west.

Hardangervidda

The vast mountain plateau of Hardangervidda is one of Europe's largest. It is also home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer.

Hardanger National Tourist Route

Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.

Key facts about Rjukan

Rjukan is an old center for industry and has approximately 3,000 inhabitants.
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