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“Interesting insight to Swedish industrial history”
The oldest oil refinery 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...more
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!
Date of experience: May 2017
1 Thank Ana_L_23
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
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
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