Rjukan and Tinn Guide service

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Rjukan and Tinn Guideservice
Lyngvn. 7 NO-3660
+47 95 72 34 96
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Rjukan and Tinn Guideservice arrange a local guide service on coaches in both municipalities. Guides tell visitors about Tinn and Rjukan's local history from the start of the 19th century to the present day. You will hear about tourism in the old days, the region's industrial history, the sabotage missions during World War II, attractions such as the Krossobane cable car, the Norwegian Industrial Worker's Museum, Gaustatoppen, local culture, history, arts and crafts, traditions, the exciting emigration history of Tinn and lots more. Guided tours along the Saboteurs' Route (summer) and at Mår Power Station.

Here are some things you can learn more about:

  • Gaustatoppen Rjukanfossen as a tourist magnet in the "old days".
  • Krokan area of Marine Road and the DNT's first tourist lodge, and luxury hotel with billiards along and tennis court for wealthy tourists in 1895.
  • Regulation of Møsvann lake and Månavassdraget with 5 power plants.
  • From peasant society to industrial society in 10 years.
  • One of the world's largest industrial investments, the Norwegian Hydro Sam. Eyde. Eyde.
  • Hydropower development, industrial history, work culture and trade unions.
  • Fredet arkitektur. Protected architecture. - cable car built in 1928 for Rjukan inhabitants.
  • War history of heavy water and sabotage.
  • Heavy times of closure of industrial jobs.
  • Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Vemork - formerly the world's largest power plant.
  • Rjukan Church, which burned during filminnspillig of saboteurs.
  • Pewter Museum - 28 historic buildings from the tin.
  • History, culture and tradition.
  • Crafts Center and built exhibitions.
  • Marten power plant inside the mountain is one of the Statkraft serving five power plants in Norway.
  • Rjukan and Tinn municipality in the day.

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