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The Industrial Worker

The Industrial Worker Photo: Hans-Dieter Fleger
The Industrial Worker Photo: Hans-Dieter Fleger

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The Industrial Worker tells the story of five workers' everyday, working and social life from 1950 until the present day. When women started taking jobs as industrial workers during the 1960s, this led to changes in both community life and family structures.

Industrial workers' attitudes to issues such as solidarity and the environment have also undergone radical changes.

We hope that nobody leaves the exhibition without thinking about how daily life and life in general have been affected by the industrial worker's fight for rights. In many countries, the young generation of industrial workers are children. What should we think about that?

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The Industrial Worker - Photo: Hans-Dieter Fleger

The Industrial Worker

The Industrial Worker tells the story of five workers' everyday, working and social life from 1950 until the present day. When women started taking...

The Industrial Worker

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

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

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Rent a canoe or join a boat trip on Lake Møsvatn, or choose hiking, biking or fishing on the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda.

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

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The mountains around Rjukan in Southern Norway are perfect for family skiing holidays.

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