We have broad offerings designed for Kindergartens, elementary and middel school, as well as high school and college. If you would like your school to make use of our offerings through Den kulturelle skolesekken please contact the coordinator of DKS in your municipality.
Kindergarten 3- 5 years:
Kongsberg history for the youngest children. Dramatisation of the story about Helga and Jacob, the children that found the silver in 1623. The children joins a tresure hunt for minerals in the Woods Close to the Silvermines. Afterwards they can try to Wash their own silver and mint their own coin. Bring warm clothes and something to sit on. Bring Our own lunch – tables and benches are available outside.
Max: 20 children Duration: 2 hours Price: kr. 1.800,-
Elementary School, level 4 and 5:
Visit at Your school
Your school receives a visit from the museum’s educator. He shows images and film from Kongsberg Silvermines.
Duration 1 hour
Visit to the Norwegian Mining Museum – the Collections from Kongsberg Silvermines
The pupils get a guided tour in the Collections from Kongsberg Silvermines. Afterwards thye work with assignments. It is possilbe to receive these assignments before the visit take Place.
Duration 2 hours
Visit to the Silvermines – King’s mine
We take the train 2200 meters into the mountain to the King’s mine. Here you will hear about the fahrkunst. Duration 1,5 hour
Tours in the Cultural landscape near the Silvermins
The Woods west of Kongsberg, towards Knutefjell, is called “Gruveåsen” (the mining area). Here the museum offers guided tours through impressive traces of mining such as mining captain’s house, cottages, stables and a Foundation of a waterwheel, as well as large system of aqueducts, dams, opencasts to the mines and inscriptions in the mountain. Duration 1-3 hours
Tours through the historical sights of Kongsberg. You can hear how the city looked like in the past and how people lived.
Duration 1,5 hours
Geology in praxis
The pupils learn about minerals and the museum’s broad collection of minerals through group assignments and activities. Duration 2,5 hours.
Museum: NOK. 30,- pr. stk. during opening hours, otherwise NOK. 450,- pr. hour
Walks: NOK. 450,- pr. hour
Tours in Gruveåsen: NOK. 450,- pr. hour
Talks/lecture: Kr. 450,- pr. hour + compansation for driving
Visit to the Silvermines: NOK. 90,- each. during opening hours, Otherwise NOK. 3000,- pr. school class
Geology in praxis: NOK. 1.350,-
(NB! High Schools in Buskerud fylke get their expences covered by Den Kulturelle skolesekken)
The education takes place in the collections from Kongsberg Silvermines and the Kongsberg Industrial exhibition
How Natural Resources and technological Development are fundamental to the Kongsberg society. Price: NOK. 30,- pr. each. during opening hours, otherwise NOK. 450,- pr. hour
Geology in praxis
The pupils learn about minerals through Group activities and assignments.
Duration 2,5 timer.
Price NOK. 450,- pr. hour
Museum educator: Erik Engebretsen
Contact: tlf. 91 91 32 00.