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Øvre Verket

Type:Building/cultural environment

Øvre Verket, 3830, Ulefoss

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Øvre Verket reprents one of the most important culturally historic places from the years of industrialization in Norway. The redwashed wooden houses were built in the early 1800s as living quarters for workers in the Ulefoss Ironworks.

Øvre Verket Håndverkstun is found in Ulefoss, in the municipality of Nome. It is near the center of Ulefoss and within walking distance from the Telemark Canal, Ulefoss locks, Ulefoss Hovegard (historical residence) and the Ulefoss dock.

At Øvre Verket you'll find antiques, a bunad workshop, frame workshop, and textile art as well as work from other artisans, and also a restaurant and gallery. We have a market and activities throughout the year. The following are also located here: Strikk & sånn, Nome antikvariat, Loppebutikk, Rammeverksted, Ciara design, Håndarbeidsloftet, Ingrid & Emma, Museumsleilighet, Øvre Verket Spiseri og Galleri.



  • swimming


  • Bicycle Rental

General facilities

  • parking for motor coaches
  • shop
  • toys

Museums, Galleries and crafts

  • ceramics
  • exhibition
  • photo



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    Recent Reviews:

    • sigfred2014
      Skien Municipality, Norway
      Trip Type:
      "Viktig minnesmerke over arbeiderhistorie"
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th July 2018
      Dette er en samling arbeiderboliger med autentisk innhold slik det var den gangen arbeidsgiveren (Cappelen) eide alt. Her kan publikum gå ut og inn i de forskjellige boligene og sette seg inn i... Read full review
    • Normallyhappy2010
      Skien, Norway
      Nice "village" - originally workers' dwellings, Ulefoss
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 7th November 2012
      These nice little red buildings originally housed the families of the workers of the adjacent iron mongery (Ulefos Jernværk - Norways' oldest running industrial company (1657)), and the former... Read full review
    • Solensdatter
      Skien, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Wonderfull place for a stop
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th June 2016
      Was here with family. One kid age 11 and one 17. The place has something for us all! Arts & craft, playground for kids, a couple of museums (old working in the woods tools, old house, iron factory... Read full review

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    Tel: 995 57 763

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