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Telemark Art Museum

Type:Building/cultural environment

O. H. Holtasgate 27, 3678, Notodden

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Telemark art museum and the World Heritage Center shows art exhibitions and industrial history in a beautiful industrial hall from the early 20th century. The World Heritage Center tells the story of the most important Norwegian invention; the production of mineral fertilizer. A industrial history that is on the UNESCO world heritage list.

For more than 100 years ago Notodden was venue for a modern fairy tale. In 1905, the world’s first industrial production of mineral fertilizer – with air as raw material – started here. It happened at a time when the world needed more food and farmers needed more fertilizer to increase crop yields. A visit in the World Heritage Center will make you better acquainted with the events that put Notodden and Rjukan at UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015. The gallery has exhibitions of national and international art. The Art collection includes art from the golden age in Telemark, with artists like Christian Skredsvig and Theodor Kittelsen. The Terje Bergstad collection is an important part of the museum.

 

 

Facilities

General facilities

  • café

Museums, Galleries and crafts

  • museum shop

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    Recent Reviews:

    • bfm2015
      Notodden Municipality, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Business
      World Heritage exhibition!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 13th September 2015
      The history of the World Heritage site Rjukan - Notodden is really worth while an hour or two! See the history in pictures before seing the real thing! Read full review
    • EiWiSu
      Drammen, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Business
      Interesting exhibition about Sam Eyde
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 6th December 2017
      The gallery has a great venue for changing exhibitions. The permanent art gallery consist of some wonderful paintings, but the size of the collection is minute. As for the exhibition upstairs showing... Read full review
    • WolfRavn
      Skien, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Interesting museum for art and industrial culture
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 27th January 2019
      The exhibition is divided into different areas. One area is dedicated to the history of the mineral fertilizer production - which started in Rjukan and Notodden based on taming hydro power. Nicely... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Contact

    Tel: +47 35 01 00 80

    Opening Times

    Season (1 June 2022 - 31 Aug 2022)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Friday12:00 - 16:00
    Saturday - Sunday12:00 - 17:00

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