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Falu Gruva

1 Gruvplatsen, Falun 791 61, Sweden
+46766775237
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the Tour was okay, but the Museum was a joke. the open hours are visible at the door but so smal... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Joachim M
via mobile
If you visit Falun you need to go on a guided tour here.

We went here on a guided tour, The guide had a lot of knowledge and it was also funny and very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rebecka H
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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“copper mine” (24 reviews)
“guided tour” (18 reviews)
“above ground” (3 reviews)
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1 Gruvplatsen, Falun 791 61, Sweden
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+46766775237
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

the Tour was okay, but the Museum was a joke. the open hours are visible at the door but so smal, easy to overlook. and at the museums reception no one single word. suddenly the light went out and everyone was thrown out of the...More

Thank Joachim M
Reviewed yesterday

We went here on a guided tour, The guide had a lot of knowledge and it was also funny and very interesting. They als o have a great shop were you can buy souvenirs.

Thank Rebecka H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Allow a full day for this - the underground mine tour was the highlight but also good interactive museum and lots of surface buildings

Thank Helen R
Anna-Karin H, meeting and events at Falu Gruva, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thank you for your nice review! Warm welcome back in the future! Best regards Anna-Karin

Reviewed 5 days ago

A visit to the copper mine in Falun is feeling the wings of history. The mine is more than 500 years old and is a historic landmark in Sweden. Apart from everything else I believe that most people traveling through Sweden have seen all the...More

Thank Tom D
Anna-Karin H, meeting and events at Falu Gruva, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thank you for your nice review! Warm welcome back in the future. Best regards Anna-Karin Hedberg

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended a guided tour in English. I loved the whole experience, the mine is an amazing place. The tour was very atmospheric. The tour guide was probably a student doing a holiday job, his English was excellent but he failed to hold the attention of...More

Thank Gary M
Anna-Karin H, Meeting and events at Falu Gruva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for your nice review! Also thank you for the feedback about the guided tour. Warm welcome back in the future! Best regards Anna-Karin Falu Gruva

Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting visit in the original Falun copper mine. It was dark and damp to go down and see where 2/3 of the worlds copper came from in the 1500s. The guide showed us how it was with only a torch and how completely black...More

Thank jlareza
Anna-Karin H, meeting and events at Falu Gruva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for your nice review! Warm welcome back in the future. Best regards, Anna-Karin Falu Gruva

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If history interest this is your choice. You can take visit also to mine, 55 meters level or just take film to see how it likes.

Thank L0Rider
Anna-Karin H, Meeting and events at Falu Gruva, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review! Warm welcome back in the future, regards Anna-Karin Falu Gruva

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is just an amazing unesco site, over ground lots of old buildings and a beautiful museum with plenty to see and do for kids! Underground's is even more breathtaking, a little wet and quite muddy, but very interesting. We took the English tour and...More

Thank Nils V
Anna-Karin H, meeting and events at Falu Gruva, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your nice review! We are very proud over our guides who makes the visit here even more unique. Warm welcome back in the future! Best regards Anna-Karin Hedberg Falu Gruva

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure to go on a guided tour into the mine! There is wet dirt on the floor so wear appropriate shoes. An absolute must see for anyone who has played dungeon games. The tour contains a fair amount of stairs, but only in the...More

Thank TOK666
Anna-Karin H, meeting and events at Falu Gruva, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your nice review. Appropriate shoes and also warm clothes is to recommend. It is about 5 - 7 degrees in the mine, all year around. We do have raincaps and helmets for all guests on the tour. In the ticket the...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A great place for a quick look from above. But greatest value is to take a tour of the mine. Children friendly activity.More

Thank Helena V
Anna-Karin H, Meeting and events at Falu Gruva, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi, Thank you for your nice review! Except for the guided underground tours we do have a new museum and also a number of historical buildings to visit. We do have a nice restaurant, some cafes and some shops in the area. Warm welcome back!...More

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Christine E
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Falun isn't very big. You can get there from almost anywhere in 20 minutes. If you take a hostel, Kopparstugans Bed & Breakfast seems closest. Falu Fängelse - an old jail- is for more adventurous visitors.
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