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Slegghaugan

Røros Sites worth seeing

Slag is a by-product of copper smelting. Slegghaugan stand as large mountains that are a testament to the huge amount of activity that has taken place over 333 years. Today it is a protected area under the Cult...

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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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Kvikne Copper Mine

Tynset Mine

The remains of the copper mine are 8-9 km east of Yset in Kvikne. The road is only open in summer time. The first ore was found here in 1629. As opposed to other copper mines of any importance there was very li...

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Røstvangen mines

Tynset Mine

At Røstvangen you will find the remains of the mining community which existed for 17 years from 1904 until 1921 and resulted in the biggest bankruptcy in Norway's history at that time. At the most populous per...

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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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Storstuggu- Kulturhus

Røros Cultural History Centre, Culture House

Regional Arts Centre with plenty of events. Regularly hosts performances by the national touring theatre Riksteatret as well as a wide range of local and national productions....

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Gammelgården

Holtålen Museum

Gammelgården in Haltdalen is an 18th century parsonage housing an exhibition of the history of the parsonage and Haltdalen as a church site, which goes right back to 1170 with the old stave church. Haltdalen a...

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Kvikne National park center

Tynset Museum

Kvikne National Park Centre is situated in what used to be the cowshed. Here you will find information and exhibitions connected to the national parks and protected areas on both sides of the valley. The farm a...

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Flanderborg

Røros Building/cultural environment, Cultural environment

This is a part of town on the opposite side of the Hitterelva river, in relation to the two main streets. Here you will discover many beatiful house facades in a quiet part of the mining town. The buildings her...

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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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