Daugbjerg Kalkgruber


Useful Information

Location: 40km from Struer.
Open: APR to MAY daily 11-16.
JUN daily 10-16.
JUL to 15-AUG daily 10-18.
16-AUG to 15-SEP Tue-Sun 11-16.
[2007]
Fee: Adults DKK 50, Children (5-12) DKK 15, Children (0-4) free.
[2007]
Classification: ExplainLimestone Quarries and Mine chalk mine
Light: electric.
Dimension: L=35,000m, VR=70m, T=8-9°C.
Guided tours: L=500m.
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Address: Daugbjerg Kalkgruber, Dybdalsvej, 7850 Stoholm. Tel: +45-97-548333, Fax: +45-97-548187. E-Mail: contact
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History

17th cty Jens Langkniv, a famous highway man and his people used the mine as a refuge.
1922 rediscovered by some boys, whilst playing in the forest.
1951 area, including the mine was declared a nature reserve.

Description

Daugbjerg Kalkgruber is a chalk mine, where chalk for lime-burning was mined. Today the mine is used for cheese, wine and food storage. A shop offers those products for sale. The mine is a famous hibernating place for bats.