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Kalkgruben Monsted

Kalkvaerksvej 8 | Stoholm, Stoholm, Viborg 7850, Denmark
+45 86 64 60 11
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Very interesting

The venue was extremely interesting to see . Food and beverages (even though a small selection) was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Largest lime pit in the world...

Almost far from anywhere lies the worlds largest lime pit system comprisin of more than 60 km of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hammel, Denmark
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  • Poor2%
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Kalkvaerksvej 8 | Stoholm, Stoholm, Viborg 7850, Denmark
+45 86 64 60 11
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The venue was extremely interesting to see . Food and beverages (even though a small selection) was also reasonably priced. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank TomasWH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost far from anywhere lies the worlds largest lime pit system comprisin of more than 60 km of tunnels and galleries. Having been used for mining lime and lime stone since the Middle Ages, the area today is a small industrial history relic. You enter...More

Thank JorgenHelstrup
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit! My kids enjoyed taking the short mine train into the cave (you could easily walk!) and once inside it was pretty much self- directed and you wander around on your own. The light show was informative and very nice to watch actually. There...More

Thank purplecl0ud
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Family visit with three kids (9, 7 and 3 years). Super activity for a rainy day. The caves a fun to run around in for the kids and quite spectacular. For adults it is very interesting to know into details about this part of Danish...More

1  Thank JVHAA
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Never heard about Mønsted Kalkgrube - but after my visit here i will recommend other to go and see this place. There's so much history here. 8 degrees Celsius all year - so remember a jacket, you can easily spend 1-1½ hours inside. Don’t forget...More

Thank Clark_Birkelund
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Mønsted Kalkgrube can be translated to Mønsted Limestone Mine and has been so for over 1000 years. The museum (to the left after the ticket office) tells the story about limestone and chalk production and of the bats living in the mines (usually only hibernating...More

1  Thank EuTravelMag
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is a great idea for good experiences with the family. Great entertainment for the kids and a learning experience!!

Thank Roland M
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Have been here a few times and enjoyed every time. Place gives a good history lesson and facts as well as showing the various technics. The caves are fun to explore and kids can use their torches to discover the various dark spots. Inside of...More

Thank BillD00r
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Our Danish friends in Viborg took us to this place. It is very amazing place. You can see how Danish people got the lime stones for constructions in the past and you can have the information about the history of Denmark.

Thank vktour
Reviewed 13 August 2014

One would not imagine that such a place exists in the flat flat Denmark - but there it is. A hundreds of million years old calcium mine now converted into a sightseeing spot is worth a visit with or without children. A nice little 5-minute...More

Thank SureshDenmark
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