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Trøndelag Røros

Røros Museum Olav’s Mine

  • +47 72 40 61 70
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Overview

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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Opening hours

Jan 2, 2017 – May 31, 2017:
Thu Sat 3:00 PM–4:30 PM
Apr 8, 2017 – Apr 16, 2017:
Daily: 3:00 PM–4:30 PM
Jun 1, 2017 – Jun 19, 2017:
Daily: 3:00 PM–4:30 PM
Jun 20, 2017 – Aug 15, 2017:
Daily: 11:00 AM–12:30 PM 1:00 PM–2:30 PM 3:00 PM–4:30 PM 5:00 PM–6:30 PM
Aug 16, 2017 – Sep 10, 2017:
Daily: 3:00 PM–4:30 PM
Sep 11, 2017 – Dec 30, 2017:
Thu Sat 3:00 PM–4:00 PM
Oct 3, 2017 – Oct 14, 2017:
Tue Thu Sat 3:00 PM–4:30 PM
Dec 27, 2017 – Dec 30, 2017:
Wed Thu Fri Sat 3:00 PM–4:30 PM
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