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Kalkgruben Monsted

Kalkvaerksvej 8 | Stoholm, Stoholm, Viborg 7850, Denmark
+45 86 64 60 11
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A must see in this area

We had read about this place, but did not have a clear picture of what to expect. And indeed, it is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Torger B
Copenhagen, Denmark
Bats, Cheese, Acoustic Art and Caves - What's Not to Like?

This was much better than I had anticipated. This former limestone mine has been transformed into a... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
nick w
London, United Kingdom
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Kalkvaerksvej 8 | Stoholm, Stoholm, Viborg 7850, Denmark
+45 86 64 60 11
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had read about this place, but did not have a clear picture of what to expect. And indeed, it is very difficult to explain what to see. Starting in the visitor centre. we bought our tickets, but decided to walk down to the caves...More

Thank Torger B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This was much better than I had anticipated. This former limestone mine has been transformed into a really fascinating and unusual visitor attraction. You can explore at will within the underground mine complex and there is a multi-media presentation running in one of the mine...More

Thank nick w
Reviewed 19 August 2017 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

1  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 3 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 16 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

1  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 12 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

2  Thank EuTravelMag
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