Pershyttan Culture Reserve

Pershyttan is a mining village that became a cultural reserve. The village, located about 5 km south of Nora, is well preserved with blast furnace, Lockgruvan mine and an impressive water wheel that powered a 200-metre long linkage. Go on a guided tour or discover the area on your own. This environment is stimulating for the imagination and there is something for everyone here, young and old. The Visitor Center is always open and serves as an introduction to your tours inside the culture reserve and there are hiking trails with information signs to help you discover the area.

Nora Tourist Center, ph: 0587-811 20
Stiftelsen NJOV, ph: 0587-138 06
www.njov.selänk till annan webbplats

Pershyttan’s blast furnace

Time has stood still in Pershyttan’s blast furnace. Everything looks exactly the way it did when the furnace was left after the last firing, complete with equipment and everything. Go on a guided tour inside and experience the exciting history behind Sweden’s best-preserved charcoal blast furnaces.

Guided tours in the blast furnace daily 2/7-12/8 15.00
The tour starts at Pershyttan's visitor center.
The fee for each tour is 80 kr/person, free for children.

Lockgruvan mine

Lockgruvan is one of the early iron ore mines in Pershyttan and was in operation until 1909. In 2004 it opened to visitors, and many have taken the opportunity to experience the majestic atmosphere of the mine. You can too. Come along on a guided tour 40 metres below ground.

Guided tours of the Lockgruvan mine daily 2/7-12/8 12.30
The tour starts at Pershyttan's visitor center.
The fee for each tour is 80 kr/person, free for children.