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Falun Mine Museum

Swedish: Falu Gruva

Visit to the tourist attraction of Sweden - Falun Mine Museum: is a former copper mine, on which was mined as much as two thirds of Europe's copper needs, and it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Archaeological and geological researches have shown that a work on the mine began between the years 850 and 1080. The first privileges, the copper mine was given from the King Magnus III in 1347. The production peak occurred around 1650. The intense breaking resulted in the great fall on 25 June 1687. A large part of the mine collapsed and formed the giant Great Pit, which is 1.6 kilometers in circumference and 95 meters deep.

The Museum displays the history of mining of Falun Mine, including the production of minerals, models of machinery, tools, and the people in the mine.

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  • Adults: 220 SEK
  • Pensioners: 190 SEK
  • Students: 190 SEK
  • Childrens between 3-15 years: 90 SEK
  • Family ticket to 2 adults and 2 children (3-15 years): 570 SEK

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  • Adults: 210 SEK
  • Pensioners: 180 SEK
  • Students: 180 SEK
  • Childrens 3-15 years: 80 SEK

Address & Geo coordinates

  • Visit to Falun Mine Museum
  • Gruvplatsen 1
  • SE-791 61
  • Falun
  • Dalarna County
  • Sweden

The Latitude: 60.6002163.

The Longitude: 15.6165818.

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