Orkla lndustrial Museum

Address: Torfinn Bjørnaas plass 2, 7332 Løkken Verk Date: Saturday 24 jun 2017 - Friday 22 Dec 2017 Show map

Address: Torfinn Bjørnaas plass 2, 7332 Løkken Verk

Orkla lndustrial Museum preserves industrial and technical pieces of historical interest in the districts of Orkdal and Meldal, developing these into objects of attraction, and it also presents the local history of industry and labour in an informative, exciting manner.

At present you may experience the Thamshavn Railway, the world’s oldest alternating-current-driven railway, and travel in carriages that were delivered at the 1908 opening of and railway. Or you may experience the «Cathedral of Work and Toil», i.e. the Old Mine, where the miner fought his daily battle against rocks. Løkken Verk offers a great variety of choices to a person looking for exciting experiences. The Museum Centre in the middle of Løkken Verk visually presents the history of the Thamshavn Railway and the mining industry.

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Distance

  • Tourist information
    Trondheim Tourist Information 49 km
  • Train station
    Trondheim Railway Station 50 km
  • Airport
    Trondheim Airport, Værnes 71 km

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Bårdshaug Manor

Distance: 21.2 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.