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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 July 28, 2017
fiat500cc
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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 July 25, 2017
jan m s
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Naustbakken 7 | Tussedal, Tyssedal 5770, Norway
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Reviewed July 28, 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 July 25, 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

1  Thank jan m s
Anne S, Informasjonssjef at Norwegian Museum of Hydropower and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

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

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Reviewed July 22, 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 July 26, 2017

Than you for your visit, and for your review!

Reviewed October 1, 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

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

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

Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank hishameissa
Reviewed June 4, 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

1  Thank LifeinourVan
Reviewed May 20, 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
Reviewed September 15, 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.

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

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

Reviewed July 7, 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

Thank Florptrip
Reviewed March 8, 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!

1  Thank JorgenJacobson
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