Outokummun Kaivosmuseo

Outokumpu Mining Museum


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Location: Outokumpu, North Carelia. (62°43'48.83"N, 29° 0'20.84"E)
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Classification: MineCopper Mine
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Address: Outokummun Kaivosmuseo, Tel: +358-13-555-356.
Outokummun Matkailu Oy, Kiisukatu 6, FIN-83500 Outokumpu, Finland, Tel: +358-13-554-793.
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History

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Description

North Carelia is world-famous as a copper mining area. In the center of Outokumpu lies the old mining operation which houses a museum for the mining history of the area. There is also a representative collection of local minerals.