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Kalkgruben Monsted

Kalkvaerksvej 8 | Stoholm, Stoholm, Viborg 7850, Denmark
+45 86 64 60 11
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Very amazing dungeon of caves.

In summer, there are no bats! But they have a cool multimedia show to explain how the caves were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
knk7
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Darmstadt, Germany
via mobile
Fantastic historic attraction - a mustsee

This old limemine is really worth a stop. For over 1000 years, they have been using the lime from... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Line L
,
Haderslev, Denmark
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  • Average9%
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Kalkvaerksvej 8 | Stoholm, Stoholm, Viborg 7850, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In summer, there are no bats! But they have a cool multimedia show to explain how the caves were created. A museum is connected with the caves, displaying movie characters from movies created in the caves (dwarfs, fairies etc.), infos and films about the bats...More

Thank knk7
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This old limemine is really worth a stop. For over 1000 years, they have been using the lime from the area, and the mine closed not many years ago. It has only been open to public for 37 years. The café stinks (unless you like...More

Thank Line L
Reviewed 14 July 2017 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 4 July 2017

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 17 June 2017 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 13 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 12 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
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