Olofsfors Ironworks

Address: Olofsfors 18, 914 91 Nordmaling Show map

Address: Olofsfors 18, 914 91 Nordmaling

A historic sight dating back to 1762. Olofsfors Ironworks is one of Sweden's best preserved ironworks, founded in 1762. Nordmaling´s most popular tourist attraction with 25,000 visitors a year. This mill town has a functioning water-powered helve hammer with blower, blast furnace, a chain smithy, a manor house and over 60 worker's homes.

The manor house was built in 1883 for the mill manager and today serves as a restaurant, conference and party centre. The mill comes to life in the summers when craftsmen are active in the different buildings, including the smithy, craftsmen, and painters. There are also exhibitions at the area.

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Distance

  • Sight
    Olofsfors Bruk 0.3 km
    Älgens Hus 41 km
  • City centre
    Umeå Centrum 48 km