Clarion Collection Hotel Bergmastaren
Bergsskolegrand 7, Box 1246
Falun, 791 12
Phone: (46) 23 70 17 00
Fax: (46) 23 70 17 09
Arts & Museums
Even though Dalarnas Museum is famed for its folk art collection, the museum has several other displays that cannot be missed. Check out some beautiful artifacts that are used in daily life by the locals, like pots, pans, paintings, sculptures, musical instruments and other knick knacks. The museum has a library which is well stocked and interesting to visit. The Dalarnas Museum is also involved in several archaeological excavations, information on which can be received in the museum office. To know more about the place, check the website.
The Mining Museum of Falun features an unique and interesting collection. Visitors can browse through copper coins, right from a tiny coin to large plate that weighs almost 19 kilos. It also features variety of inventions made by Christoffer Polhem, that immensely benefited the mining industry. Apart from that you can also checkout the documents, prints, photographs and other materials that give information of iron extraction and production. The Mining Museum hosts temporary exhibits too on a regular basis. On your way, you can also visit another important tourist attraction namely Stora Stöten (Great Pit), which is located close by.