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Movikens blast

Date: Monday 7 sep 2015 - Saturday 20 Apr 2019 Show map

In the 18th century, iron ore was discovered in Bjuråker. Movikens blast furnace was built at the beach by Northern Dellen and was put into operation in 1797.

The days of glory were between 1827 and 1856. The furnace was rebuilt in the 1860’s and was replaced by a completely new one in 1903. The operation was shut down in 1937. Today, the blast furnace is restored and provides a good insight into the pig iron production.
Audio guide and movies.

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Occasions

Date Location    
24 Apr
Tuesday 24 apr 2018 Movikens Masugn
25 Apr
Wednesday 25 apr 2018 Movikens Masugn
26 Apr
Thursday 26 apr 2018 Movikens Masugn
27 Apr
Friday 27 apr 2018 Movikens Masugn

About this activity

  • Phone number
    +46 070-663 56 01
  • Website
  • Opening hours
    June 15 to August 30, Monday to Sunday 13-18. Rest of the year by appointment.

Nearby accommodations

Accommodation

Frägsta Hälsingegård / Hälsingland Farmhouse

Distance: 23.9 km
Frägsta Hälsingegård is a traditional Hälsingland Farmhouse, its history dating back to the 17th century. The farm was built in three parts and was previously attached to the stables and the barn.
Hotel

Best Western Hotell Hudik

Distance: 32.5 km
We are a centrally located hotel within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, entertainment, train and bus stations. We offer good parking facilities. The hotel has 67 tough designed rooms, bright and friendly conference rooms, mini-gym and sauna. Summertime outdoor pool! Welcome!