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Røros Museum Smelthytta

Røros Exhibitions, Museum

The Smelthytta museum is built on the ruins of the smelter that burnt down in 1975. Here you find exhibitions about the history of the Røros Copper Works, brought to life by models of mines, smelters and techn...

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Røros Museum Olav’s Mine

Røros Ancient monuments, Historical monument, Mine, Museum

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 b...

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Aukrustsenteret

Alvdal Adventure centre, Art, Art circuit, Children/Family, Cultural History Centre, Exhibitions, Museum, Sculptures, Sites worth seeing

The Aukrust Center lies in the little town of Alvdal in one of Norway's many beautiful valleys. Its a museum built to house the life work of multi- artist Kjell Aukrust. Visit this beautiful building and experi...

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Røros Church

Røros Church

Røros church - also called "The pride of the mining town" - was built in the golden age of the Røros Copper Company. The building was finished in 1784 and is one of the largest churches in Norway, with 1600 s...

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Guided tour of Røros

Røros Children/Family, Other attractions, Sightseeing, Sites worth seeing

When Røros Copper Works built the first smelter in 1646 people came to get paid work and settle with their own farms. Røros emerged as a collection of town houses with barns and outbuildings. The mining town...

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Femundsmarka National Park

Røros Scenic attractions

Femundsmarka National Park is one of the largest continuous, unspoilt wilderness regions in Southern Scandinavia. A great area for canoeing and fishing. The Norwegian Trekking Association has selected it as one...

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Røros Mining Town

Røros Ancient monuments, Building/cultural environment, Cultural environment, Manor

This colorful charming timber town was founded in 1646 and has since developed as both a mining and agricultural community. Included on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites as early as 1980. The town centre bo...

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The museum at Ratvolden

Røros Museum, Other attractions

Groups can book guided tours at Ratvolden, the home of Johan Falkberget in the summer season (1.06. – 30.09.) The author Johan Falkberget (1879-1967) grew up in a mining area and began his career as a mine...

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Open houses in Sleggveien

Røros Museum

The houses on Sleggveien, Slag road, give some idea of the social history of the mining community. In the five houses at the top of the road lived day labourers, craftsmen, gypsies and others who had no permane...

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Newspaper Museum - Fjell-Ljom

Røros Museum

On 8 January 1886 the Fjell-Ljom newspaper published its first issue. Many young writers were able to try their hand here through the years. Fjell-Ljom was based in the house beside Hyttelva river for 88 years,...

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