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fun train ride into the mountain

Had a fun ride 600 meters into the mountain mine. Brought kids 7-13 years and they all enkoyed it... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2017
Einar J
via mobile
Nice interesting mines, awful food!

Difficult to score! A visit to the mines and the museum/exhibition is highly recommendable and a 4... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2016
EricSteira
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Drobak, Norway
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26 Jul 2017
“fun train ride into the mountain”
13 Aug 2016
“Nice interesting mines, awful food!”
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Folldal Mine and Mine Village is preserved with most of the buildings and equipment intact (1748-1993). There is also a museum and a National park centre with several exhibitions about the mining, Industrial Relations, Rondane Geopark and Nature...more
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Verket, Folldals Verk 2580, Norway
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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Had a fun ride 600 meters into the mountain mine. Brought kids 7-13 years and they all enkoyed it. The guide was funny and knowledgeable about the history of the mine. Great acoustics in Vorms Hall. As if the mountain king himself would show up...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Einar J
Management response:Responded July 31, 2017

Thank you for the compliments. It,s always Nice to have happy costumers at or Place . For the recominding to others and on the internet. You are welcome back at us. In the Winter we have here amazing ski accomidations directly for the Gruvekroa. Wish...More

Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Difficult to score! A visit to the mines and the museum/exhibition is highly recommendable and a 4 buttons score. Interesting, a lot to see, history, equipment, displays. The outside area is also interesting with all the remaining "stuff" from the period of activity. The train...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank EricSteira
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Interesting place and nice touch with the traintour in the mine. Wish the guide had more indepth knowledge and interest. Would have been nice if it was possible to search archives over workers and maby a better timeline of the development of the mine.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

We took a guided trip in to the gruva with the small train. It was a really nicce trip and we, the familly were the only visitors so we sort of had a private guide! The view is also stunning over Rondande, it's worth going...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Lotta J
Reviewed September 28, 2015

The train into mines wasn't working because we were here after the season, but the free museum was nice (and homemade cakes too :)). Except the slovak speaking staff (who were very nice), there was also english speaking guy who was also very friendly and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank deedeesvk
Reviewed July 31, 2015

The tour is quite short. Most details in the museum are norwegian only. On the tour, you get two pages to read (English, German) while the guide talks much more in detail in norwegian. You can ask questions in english tough. Without the details not...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank SomeOneAsWell
Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had to wait a while for the first train ride into the mountain, so we took that time to visit the free museum. The museum is small, but set up nicely, though they could add a little more translation to the given information (not...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Skippie91
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