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Tinn Museum

Tinn Museum Photo: VisitRjukan AS Tinn Museum Photo: VisitRjukan AS
Tinn Museum Photo: VisitRjukan AS
Tinn Museum Photo: VisitRjukan AS
Tinn Museum is a folklore museum with antiquarian buildings, which focuses on the old agrarian society in our region.

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Tinn Museum is a folklore museum with antiquarian buildings, which focuses on the old agrarian society in our region. Here you can study local architectural history from the time before the Black Death up to about 1900. The buildings reveal various stages of development and social disparities.

The museum offers guided tours in the old buildings, which let you see how farmers and crofters once lived. Tinn Museum also houses a large collection of implements. Here you will find stave church portals, textiles, material from the Second World War and old prints and drawings. Moreover, the museum has considerable equipment and inventory from the old agrarian society.

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Hours

8/15/2014 - 8/31/2014
Mon - Fri
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6/15/2014 - 8/14/2014
Mon - Sun
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6/1/2014 - 6/14/2014
Mon - Fri
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Tinn Museum

Tinn Museum is a folklore museum with antiquarian buildings, which focuses on the old agrarian society in our region. Here you can study local architec...

Tinn Museum

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Getting to Rjukan

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

Where to stay in Rjukan

Stay in Rjukan itself or choose one of the surrounding areas of Gausta, Skinnarbu, Tinnbygdene or Hardangervidda.

Attractions in Rjukan

The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum are among the main attractions in Rjukan.

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.

Hiking in Rjukan

There is a variety of marked trails in the mountains of Rjukan. The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the old saboteurs' route are recommended.

Tourist information in Rjukan

The tourist information office is centrally located in the town centre.
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