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No need to go to New York

Nice, peaceful place to take a nice wolk around the sea, learn about history and take a pic with... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Andrea B

Have you seen seen Liberty Statue in New York? The Copper comes from here. Which are unknown for... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Tor A
Oslo, Norway
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17 Aug 2018
“No need to go to New York”
28 Jul 2018
On a winter's day in 1865 a herring fisherman from Jaeren found some incredibly rich copper ore in Vigsnes. By about 1895 Vigsnes was one of Europe's greatest copper mining areas, which in its time generated 70% of Norway's copper export. The Statue...more
Karmoey, Avaldsnes 4299, Norway
+47 52 81 24 00
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Nice, peaceful place to take a nice wolk around the sea, learn about history and take a pic with the copy of the Statue of the Liberty.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Have you seen seen Liberty Statue in New York? The Copper comes from here. Which are unknown for most people.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tor A
Reviewed 12 July 2018

A great museum with lots of interesting things to see, the location is nice and the waters there are beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank SupEvan
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Very few people know that these mines as Vigsnes produced the copper that was used to dress the Statue of Liberty, certainly on of America's most valuable treasures. I strongly recommend exploring the grounds and going through the wall that takes you to view one...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Visited first thing this morning with my father,sister and her two children under 5. I have visited the museum previously and knew that my sisters boys would enjoy the interactive part of the museum. I walked in with my four year old nephew, we could...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

Unfortunately the museum was closed when we got there but it has a really nice outdoor area. Take a stroll to the melting ovens and some German war ruins.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 9 October 2014

closed, so unfortunately unable to give a good review of it. However the area around it was interesting nice harbour great for the photographer, oh and their very own statue of Liberty

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Robert Y
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Interesting history on this mine with its ties to the Statue of Liberty. A nice hands on section for the kids as well as a small museum with mine artifacts and history. Fun play area for the kids to run around and play also.

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Holly B
Reviewed 5 May 2014

As an American, this was an important place to visit as the copper for the Statue of Liberty came from these mines. I really enjoyed learning that and taking my picture with the miniature replica of Lady Liberty they have erected near the water. I...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Angie H
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Dinner served Sundays in summertime .Very nice area to go for walks . Very close to the sea . Vaffles are very good ,not sure if whellchairs get into cafe .Intersting area to explore .

Date of experience: July 2013
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