Blaafarvevaerket The Cobalt Works, Geithus

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Established in the 18th century to extract cobalt ore, Blaafarvevaerket The Cobalt Works today represents a top tourist attraction offering important insight into the history of the industry. Visitors learn about the production and extraction of cobalt with guided tours of the mines and the area. The museum hosts an annual art exhibit. Please be sure to visit the website for further details. Take the guesswork out of planning a Geithus vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • I have not been there for more than 20 years and what I remember best is the peaceful surroundings: the white houses with their black wood, the large lawns and the tall white birches by the lazy...  more »
  • This tour is for adults and was held by a very knowledgeable guide. I brought two grandsons, aged 7 and 12. The older boy very much enjoyed all the information and learnt a lot. The younger also...  more »
  • I recommend visiting this to everyone. Such an incredible history. Visiting mines, the ability to see what did with bare hands - stuck in my head. Tours available in Norvegian and English. Our guide....  more »

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