Orkla Industrimuseum

Address: Torfinn Bjørnaas’ plass 2, 7332 Løkken Verk Show map

Address: Torfinn Bjørnaas’ plass 2, 7332 Løkken Verk

Orkla Museum of Industry at Løkken Verk showcases the industrial expansion in the Orkla valley. You will find exhibits on mining and the Thamshavn line conveyed through models, posters, videos and photos.
The railway exhibition is among the oldest material exhibited, including the world's oldest train running on alternating current, the train’s railway locomotive No. 2, and the lavish “King’s Car”, Christian Thams’ private motor lounge car.
The section dealing with mining features artefacts from 333 years of mining exhibited along with photos, videos and models to explain the mining operations.

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Bårdshaug Manor

Distance: 20.6 km
Bårdshaug Manor was the home of founder Christian Thams, who was an architect, minister, landowner and consul. Thams bought Bårdshaug Manor in 1890. The house was rebuilt in different styles according to his own drawings. The result was a distinctive manor house and a unique sight in the area - then as today. The manor house has 88 rooms of high standard.