The Storwartz mining area

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Storwartz was Røros Copper Work's most significant mining area, which was included as a part of the World Heritage Site of Røros Mining Town and the Circumference. Several of the cultural monuments in the Storwartz field are marked with QR codes. Use a smartphone or tablet to read the codes and receive information about buildings, industrial sites and the history of the area. 12 km from Røros town centre, 1 km from Olav’s Mine.

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The Storwartz mining area

Type:Cultural environment

Storwartz, 7374, Røros

Tel: +47 72 40 61 70

Awards

  • Klassifisering World Heritage

What's Nearby

  1. Join us for an hour’s walk through 300 years of mining history. The guided tour takes you…

    1.09 miles away
  2. On the northern side of Lake Aursunden, around 6 km from Glåmos, is…

    4.04 miles away
  3. 4.35 miles away
  1. Slag is a by-product of copper smelting. Slegghaugan stand as large mountains that are a…

    5.44 miles away
  2. When Røros Copper Works built the first smelter in 1646 people came to get paid work and…

    5.47 miles away
  3. The Smelthytta museum is built on the ruins of the smelter that burnt down in 1975. Here…

    5.47 miles away
  4. Hyttklokka is positioned at the top of Mørkstugata, in proximity to Malmplassen.…

    5.5 miles away
  5. Molinga nature reserve stretches out from the north-western end of Aursunden lake.…

    5.54 miles away
  6. The houses on Sleggveien, Slag road, give some idea of the social history of the mining…

    5.54 miles away
  7. Røros church - also called "The pride of the mining town" - was built in the golden age…

    5.55 miles away
  8. Director Peder Hiort died a rich man. He had no direct descendants. In his will he…

    5.56 miles away
  9. This is a part of town on the opposite side of the Hitterelva river, in relation to the…

    5.64 miles away
  10. Regional Arts Centre with plenty of events. Regularly hosts performances by the national…

    5.69 miles away
  11. On 8 January 1886 the Fjell-Ljom newspaper published its first issue. Many young writers…

    5.72 miles away
  12. This colorful charming timber town was founded in 1646 and has since developed as both a…

    5.79 miles away
  13. The outdoor music threatre Elden is located in the middle of the world heritage in Røros.…

    5.88 miles away
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SleggveienOpen houses in Sleggveien, RørosThe 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 permanent work for the Copper Works and no land to farm. The houses have been restored in their…

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

Norway

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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