Discover a thousand years of history at Falun Mine. Join us on an adventure down the mine and take part in the history of Sweden and Europe in the Mine Museum.
A visit in the mine
Join us on an adventure down Falun Mine, through parts of the mine that dates back to the 17th century. What was life like in the mine? Take part of the history and listen to the exciting stories and legends that lives on today. All visitors must be three or older and be able walk unsupported. We offer the Weekend Package Saturday-Sunday, please check if the tour is in English or Swedish when booking your ticket.
The Mine Museum
It’s easy to dive deep into the history in the Mine Museum. Not only the history of Falun but also Sweden and Europe during centuries. The exhibition is interactive and appreciated by the whole family. Go down a mine shaft in a bucket, try a medieval battle helmet and test how geologists work. You can spend many hours in the museum and it’s a good opportunity to learn about history togheter.
The mine area
Shaftheads, washeries and wheel houses – the historical buildings have a lot to tell. Look out for the eagle owls that live in the Great Pit.
Choose footwear that can stand a bit of dirt; many people prefer boots below ground. You must be able to walk up and down the stairways during the 750-metre walk. Children must be three or older to be allowed down into the mine, and children under twelve must be accompanied by an adult.