The National Museums was challenged, and we took the challenge. The summer of 2021 we will fill our galleries with highlights from the National Museums collection of art. This is the largest collaboration between the two museums by date.
The cultural trail takes you on a tour that tells the tale of the social history of the Cobalt Works. Nymoen and Nymogaten are areas that were regulated for the development of workmen’s houses for the Cobalt Works workers in 1779.
Our cosy cafe in Haugfosstråkka along Country Road 287 offers outdoor seating with a picturesque view of the Haugfossen Waterfall. Our fresh, homemade waffles with homemade strawberry jam and pancakes are popular specialities.
You can find Scandinavia's largest selection of cobalt blue glass in The Blue Shop at the Cobalt Works. Surrounded by a historical display of porcelain and glass, it is truly a shop to get lost in like a dream.
There is a fun shop in a historic location at Haugfosstråkka. The shop has been here for over 250 years. Stop in, experience the general store atmosphere and be amazed by how many different things you can find here, from old fashioned boiled sweets to toys.
On the bank of the Simoa River lies our traditional eatery, the Barrelmakers' Inn. Here you can enjoy our wide selection of homemade lunch and dinner dishes, which have been with us for more than 40 years.
At the entrance of the art exhibition at the Cobalt Works is our Museum Shop where tickets are sold. Here we have a wide selection of art books, postcards, posters and other souvenirs related to our art exhibitions over the course of 40 years.
The Tourist Information Office is located in this old timber barn, which is the first thing you will encounter upon entering the Cobalt Works. Here you can find information, buy tickets or visit the kiosk, shop or restroom.