Join us on an adventure down Falun Mine, through parts of the mine that dates back to the 17th century. Take part of the history and listen to the exciting stories and legends that lives on today.
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.
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 and we offer daily tours included in the Underground Package. Take a ride on the Little Mine Train and go visit the Erikssons, a miner's family living in the years 1897 and 1958 (June 18 - August 14 only).
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.