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The Allmannajuvet zinc mines are a disused mining works in Sauda. The mines were in operation from 1881 to 1899. During these years a total of 12,000 tonnes of zinc ore were extracted. Today, the mining area is a museum. The plain buildings in the gorge are designed in an industrial construction style to embody the story of the mines. The installation consists of a gallery, a café building, toilet and parking facilities, paths and stairs.

The café and the gallery in Allmannajuvet is open to visitors from June 18 to August 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The toilet facilities are unfortunately closed for the winter from December 1 to March 1.

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