The Norwegian industrial workers Museum consists of 7 unique venues and over 70 amazing experiences in the Telemark-area. Welcome.

WORLD
HERITAGE JOURNEY

Vemork

Experience what was once the world’s largest power station and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage Site.

Visit Vemork
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Telemark art museum

The rich art and cultural heritage from Telemark has national value, and together with contemporary art from several of the country’s most renowned artists, Telemark Art Museum offers great art experiences.

Telemark Art Museum

Heddal Open-air Museum

A trip to Heddal Open-air Museum is not just a visit to a historic open-air museum, it is also a very special journey in Norwegian cultural heritage.

Foto: Breakfast/NIA
Laftet hus - vindu - klatreblanter - jordfarger
Foto: Breakfast/NIA
Foto: Breakfast/NIA

Children and young people

NIA offers experiences for the whole family and a number of activities specially adapted for children and young people.

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Foto: Bjørn-Owe Holmberg/NIA

Experiences for children and young people

NIA offers experiences for the whole family and a number of activities specially adapted for children and young people.

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Foto: Bjørn-Owe Holmberg/NIA
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The Rjukan Railway
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The Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum

The Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum (NIA) was founded in 1983. The goal is to manage and communicate the unique history of local hydropower, industry and society. Every year we welcome almost 100,000 guests to our seven visitor sites.

NIA consists of Vemork, Telemark Art Museum, the Rjukan Railway, Heddal Open-air Museum, Tuddal Open-air Museum, Tinn Museum and Krokan.

In addition to the visitor sites, NIA has significant activities related to the management of more than 110 cultural-historical buildings, 2 large vessels, several quays, a large art collection, archives, photographs and collections within our field.