Norwegian Mining museum (Norsk Bergverksmuseum)

Norwegian Mining museum (Norsk Bergverksmuseum)

The Silver Mines, The Collections of the Silver Mines, Norwegian Mining Industry and Norwegian Minerals, The Museum of the Royal Mint, Kongsberg Ski Museum, The Kongsberg Arms and Industry Collection.

The Norwegian Mining museum (Norsk Bergverksmuseum) is situated in Kongsberg town centre, in the old melting hut for the Kongsberg Silver mines. At the museum you can visit five museums under the same roof: The Norwegian Mining museum, the Royal Mints museum, the Kongsberg Industry museum, the Kongsberg Skimuseum and an exhibition about Norwegian mines and minerals.

Join an exciting tour in the King's mine. We go into the mine by a mine train 2.3 km into the biggest mine in Kongsberg. You will be taken on a breathtaking guiding in the shafts, adits and stopes of the adit level in the King's mine. There is also a treasure hunt for children.


  • 18 May - 31 June: 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00 every day.
  • 01 July - 15 August: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00 and 16:00 every day.
  • 16 August - 31 August: 11:00, 13:00 and 15.00 every day.
  • Train departures:
    • 03.01. - 17.05. On request (see minimum prices below)
    • 18.05. – 30.06. 10.00, 12.00 and 14.00
    • 01.07. – 14.08. Every hour 11.00 - 16.00
    • 15.08. – 31.08. 10.00, 12.00 and 14.00
    • September: Saturdays and Sundays 12.00 and 14.00
    • October: Sundays 12.00 and 14.00
    • 01.11. - 23.12 On request (see minimum prices below)

Adult: NOK 80, Student: NOK 60, Senior citizen: NOK 60, Child: NOK 30, Family: NOK 180.

Adult: NOK 150, Student: NOK 110, Senior citizen: NOK 110, Child: NOK 90, Family: NOK 420.

Contact and Location:
Norwegian Mining museum (Norsk Bergverksmuseum)
Hyttegata 3, 3602 Kongsberg
Tel.: +47-919 13 200
Fax: +47-32 76 86 90
Norwegian Mining museum (Norsk Bergverksmuseum)

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