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Trøndelag Røros

Røros Museum– Olav’s Mine

  • +47 72 40 61 70
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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.

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 (1.07. – 6.08: 12-17). Guided tours daily in the summer season, Thursdays and Saturdays during winter, offered in English and Norwegian. See the times for the guided tours under "Time".

During the winter season: Reservations by 12.00 on the day of the tour to: Røros Museum (+ 47 72 40 61 70)

To get to the mine, take the main road 31 out of Røros, until the signposted turnoff to the Olav's Mine (Olavsgruva). Approximately 13 km. 


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Accessibility
  • Access for wheelchairs
  • Toilet for disabled persons
Discount
  • Group price/discount

Accommodation

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  • Conference facilities
  • Family-friendly

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Barbeque site
  • Bird safari
  • Boat available
  • Boat trips
  • Canoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Freshwater fishing
  • Guided trips
  • Guiding
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Nature trail
  • Rod fishing
  • Rowing trips
  • Safari
Canoeing & kayaking
  • Canoeing
Fishing
  • Freshwater fishing
  • Ice fishing
Wildlife safaries
  • Birdwatching

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  • Showrooms & exhibition halls

Opening hours

Jan 2, 2017 - May 31, 2017: Thu Sat 15:00 - 16:30
Apr 8, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 15:00 - 16:30
Jun 1, 2017 - Jun 19, 2017: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 15:00 - 16:30
Jun 20, 2017 - Aug 15, 2017: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 11:00 - 12:30
Jun 20, 2017 - Aug 15, 2017: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 13:00 - 14:30
Jun 20, 2017 - Aug 15, 2017: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 15:00 - 16:30
Jun 20, 2017 - Aug 15, 2017: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 17:00 - 18:30
Aug 16, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 15:00 - 16:30
Sep 11, 2017 - Dec 30, 2017: Tue Thu Sat 15:00 - 16:00
Oct 3, 2017 - Oct 14, 2017: Tue Thu Sat 15:00 - 16:30
Dec 27, 2017 - Dec 30, 2017: Wed Thu Fri Sat 15:00 - 16:30
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Røros, Norway
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62° 37' 55" N / 11° 33' 36" E
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