Gällivare attractions

Cultural Centre in Gällivare

Laponia Visitor Centre Gällivare

Upstairs in the train station and looked after by the tourist office, this lovely exhibition about Sami culture, specifically life in autumn, is well worth visiting. The displays and videos are insightful and the pl…
Mine in Gällivare

LKAB Iron-Ore Mine

Descend into the bowels of the earth to marvel at the immense, noisy trucks labouring in the darkness of the underground LKAB iron-ore mine. Malmberget (the whole town!) is being phased out for mine expansion and wo…
Museum in Gällivare

Gällivare Museum

The Gällivare Museum has exhibitions on the navvies (railway workers), Sami culture and early settlers, plus a collection of local artefacts and the Mosquito Museum (relocated from a nearby bog). There are also chan…