E20 exit Akers Styckebruk, through the village, turn left at gas station, 5 km signposted.
|Classification:||Iron Mine Lead Mine Silver Mine|
|Light:||Incandescent Electric Light System|
|Address:||Skottvångs Gruva, 64700 Mariefred, Tel: +46-158-32012, Fax: +46-158-32001. E-mail:|
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Skottvångs Gruva is a 16th century mine, which is today operated as a sort of resort. There is a show mine which may be visited on guided tours and a mining museum, located in an old mine building. The other buildings are part of the resort and include a restaurant, conference rooms, a garden with garden cafe in summer, Café Gruvstugan, and a function room which is used for concerts, theatre and family celebrations. There is also the possibility to take health treatments like a massage.
The historic mine was primarily an iron mine. But other metals were also found in the ore. The iron was used for the production of cannons, which were cast nearby at Akers Styckebruk.