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LKAB Iron-Ore Mine

In Malmberget you can 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. The tourist office runs daily tours at 9.30am from m…
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 famous Mosquito Museum (relocated from a nearby bog).
Thai in Gällivare

Nittaya Thai

Authentic Thai cuisine in attractive surroundings. The changing weekday lunch buffet (Skr85) is a crowd-pleaser, but we prefer the curries and stir-fried dishes.
Swedish in Gällivare

Sofias Kök

A very local spot for breakfast and Swedish standards such as chunky pea soup. In the evening, you can nurse a pint with the local barflies.
Mine in Gällivare

Aitik Open-Pit Copper Mine

The Aitik open-pit copper mine in Malmberget is Europe’s largest, producing 18 million tonnes of copper ore per year. The view of the pit from the top of the hairpin bends is particularly impressive. The tourist off…