Heavy Water War

  1. At the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Vemork you can see the unique exhibition about WWII as well as the industrialization of Rjukan.
  2. Great view towards Vemork from the saboteur trail.
    The Saboteurs' trail is the world-famous route the Norwegian Resistance used during the Second World War.
  3. Ryes vei is a path that goes underneath the cable car, Krossobanen, and is the way the Norwegian saboteurs escaped atfer blowing up the heavy water factory. Therefore Ryes vei is also called "The Retreat".
  4. During the WWII Vemork in Rjukan was in focus for their production of heavy water. The heavy water war stopped the Germans in developing the atom bomb.
  5. Rjukan climbing park offers great view from the tree tops.
    Climb the saboteur route and demolish the heavy water production!

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