Røros Museum Olav’s Mine

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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. 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).

Free access for children under the age of 16 when accompanied by an adult. Not valid for group bookings. 

The Olavsmine is about 13 km from the center of Røros. No comertial transportation. 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdultsNOK180.00 tickets
Senior/StudentNOK160.00 tickets
With adultsFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • guide
  • Guided tour

Food and drinks

  • summer café

General facilities

  • suitable for children

Museums, Galleries and crafts

  • exhibition
  • geology
  • guided tour by appointment
  • guided tour during opening hours
  • museum shop
  • permanent exhibitions

Package tours

  • sightseeing

Map & Directions

Røros Museum Olav’s Mine


Gruvveien 612, 7374, Røros

Tel: +47 72 40 61 70


  • Klassifisering World Heritage

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 May 2024)
Monday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday15:00 - 16:30
Saturday15:00 - 16:30
Season (1 June 2024 - 19 June 2024)
Monday - Sunday15:00 - 16:30
Season (20 June 2024 - 15 Aug 2024)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 13:30
14:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 17:30
Season (16 Aug 2024 - 10 Sept 2024)
Monday - Sunday15:00 - 16:30
Season (11 Sept 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday15:00 - 16:30
Saturday15:00 - 16:30

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The Storwartz mining area, RørosRøros Copper Work's most significant mining area. 12 km from Røros town centre, 1 km from Olav’s Mine.. Guided tours : Book guided tours at Rørosmuseet T: +47 72 40 61 70 booking@rorosmuseet.no

Contact info

Peder Hiorts gate 2

NO-7374 Roros


Phone: +47 72 41 0000

Email: post@rorosinfo.com

Roros Tourist Office (+ summer openings)

Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 16:00 (10:00 - 17:00)

Saturday: 10:00 - 14:30 (10:00 - 16:00)

Sunday: Closed (10:00 - 16:00)

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