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Norwegian Museum of Hydropower and Industry

Naustbakken 7 | Tussedal, Tyssedal 5770, Norway
+47 53 65 00 55
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Architecture and Industry together

Great fusion of architecture and old electrical machinery but also the exhibit explains why it was... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
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Excellent alternative to Trolltunga!

In Tyssedal you will fint the Lilletopp museum. If you walk from sea level down at the museum in... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
jan m s
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Naustbakken 7 | Tussedal, Tyssedal 5770, Norway
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+47 53 65 00 55
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Great fusion of architecture and old electrical machinery but also the exhibit explains why it was built and the whole opportunity hydro power gave to Norway. Check out the old control room on the first floor very art deco.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

In Tyssedal you will fint the Lilletopp museum. If you walk from sea level down at the museum in the fjord, it will take about 45 minutes to one hour to walk up to the power station up in the mountains. You can also drive...More

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Anne S, Informasjonssjef at Norwegian Museum of Hydropower and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you! Welcome back to Lilletopp and the Norwegian Hydropower Museum down by the fjord anytime :-)

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We paid 50 NOK per person for entry into the museum with a tour included. We were able to see the entire old hydro building with all the old generators and controls. The tour was very interesting and we were able to touch and try...More

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Anne S, Informasjonssjef at Norwegian Museum of Hydropower and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Than you for your visit, and for your review!

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon the hydropower museum and it turned out to be a really great find. Really well organised. They start you off with an interesting historical exhibit about the local area and its hydropower history followed by a short intro film (available in english)....More

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Vasskraftmuseet, Informasjonssjef at Norwegian Museum of Hydropower and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you so much for your nice review! Hope to see you again some time! Best regards The Museumteam

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Really interesting museum about the industriousness of the Norwegian people, especially in and around Odda. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Following a stunning drive down the fjord we arrived at the impressive museum. After a fantastic introduction from the very knowledgable and passionate guide at reception we made our way into the upper part of the administration building to enjoy the exhibition detailing the fascinating...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

We went there on a rainy day; there is not too much to do in this part of Norway on days like that. When arriving, we had a nice introduction by the host, we were the only visitors and it was so nice. It is...More

Thank Hanne M
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

A beautifully restored power station based on hydro power with an excellent guid speaking fluent English and telling a story of ingenuity and human value. You definitely can enjoy it alone or with kids the same.

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Vasskraftmuseet, Informasjonssjef at Norwegian Museum of Hydropower and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! Best regards The Museumteam

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Reviewed 7 July 2015

this hydopower museum is a unique archeological site, perfect for a rainy day. the beaufully restored marble control room and machines are realy nice. we visited the site with a guide (30') but you can hang around longer. We also combined with a 60' walk...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2015

While the plant may seems outdated now, the location and the machinery in the facility are worth visiting. Dont miss the chance to climb to liletop on a via ferrata!

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kimmyhawk
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Response from Vasskraftmuseet | Property representative |
Hi kimmyhawk! The guided tour is about 30 to 45 minutes, at 11 am, 1, 3 and 4 pm. You also have the possiblity to walk around the site on your own. We have information signs giving you the essential information. In addition... More
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