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Rørosmuseet - Olavs Mine

Rørosmuseet -  Olavs Mine Photo: J.H Lillegjelten Rørosmuseet -  Olavs Mine Photo: J.H Lillegjelten Rørosmuseet -  Olavs Mine Photo: Fotograf Ingrid Eide Read more: OG
Rørosmuseet - Olavs Mine Photo: J.H Lillegjelten
Rørosmuseet - Olavs Mine Photo: J.H Lillegjelten
Rørosmuseet - Olavs Mine Photo: Fotograf Ingrid Eide
Read more: OG

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Description

Join us for an hour’s walk through 300 years of mining history. The guided tour takes you through the Nyberget mine dating from the 17th century and the Olav’s Mine from the 20th century, descending 50 metres below ground and 500 m into the mountain before reaching the massive Miner’s Hall. Sound effects and lighting add to the authentic feel. Remember to wear warm clothes and solid footwear!

The museum houses exhibitions about the mining community and the geology of the region.

Museum shop. Café during the summer season. Guided tours 5 times a day in the summer season offered in English and Norwegian.

Categories

  • Guided tours Guided tours

Event details

Where:Museene i Sør-Trøndelag avd. Rørosmuseet
9/11/2013 - 5/31/2014
Sat
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6/1/2014 - 6/19/2014
Mon - Sat
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sun
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
6/20/2014 - 8/15/2014
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
8/16/2014 - 9/10/2014
Mon - Sat
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sun
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Transportation


Car Only by car there is no public transportation to Olavsgruva

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • suitable for children
  • Food and drinks

    • summer café
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

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

    • World Heritage
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Rørosmuseet - Olavs Mine

Join us for an hour’s walk through 300 years of mining history. The guided tour takes you through the Nyberget mine dating from the 17th century and...

Rørosmuseet - Olavs Mine

Source: Visitnorway

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