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Oljeon

15 Aengelsbergsvaegen, Angelsberg 737 90, Sweden
+46 223 131 00
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The oldest preserved oil refinery in the world

It is on an island, and you can access it with a tour, but only during the Summer. On the pier... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
Interesting insight to Swedish industrial history

We used an English speaking audio tour available with the cost of our ticket. It was brief but... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2015
Rae L
via mobile
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The oldest oil refinary in the world is located on Oil Island (Oljeon). The factory was built in 1875 on Barron in the lake Amanningen outside the small community of Angelsberg. The factory supplied the Swedish households with gun grease, machine grease and kerosene until 1927. Today the factory is a museum which offer guided tours in the summer.
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23 Aug 2017
“The oldest preserved oil refinery in the world”
6 Aug 2015
“Interesting insight to Swedish industrial history”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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15 Aengelsbergsvaegen, Angelsberg 737 90, Sweden
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

It is on an island, and you can access it with a tour, but only during the Summer. On the pier, there is some information about the site. Take a walk through the village; quite nice old buildings and train station!

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Management response:Responded 7 September 2017

Thank you Ana for taking your time to give us a review about Ängelsberg and Oljeön. Greetings /Eveline, Fagersta tourism

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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

We used an English speaking audio tour available with the cost of our ticket. It was brief but interesting and we really enjoyed soaking up the atmosphere of the island and the buildings on it. He Swedish speaking guide was very enthused and spoke at...More

Thank Rae L
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

The oldest remaining refinery in Sweden tells an interesting story of industrial pioneers. A guided tour is just over an hour, with the refinery on a beautiful island that would be worth a visit in itself. Knowledgable and friendly guides make the visit something to...More

Thank Jonas B
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