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Jul 21, 2017
Aug 22, 2015
“Good 2 hours spent”
In the Rademacher Forges, the 17th Century comes to Life! Rademachersmedjorna (The Rademacher Forges) is an open-air museum in the middle of Eskilstuna with a number of well-preserved houses from Reinhold Rademachers smith manufacture from the 17th...more
Rademachergatan 42-51, Eskilstuna 632 20, Sweden
+46 16 710 23 75
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I was very eager to visit this place because I love living history venues. However, I found this to be a confusing place for English speakers. The shops were not clearly marked and only a little of the information was in English. When we did...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

Lucky to be in the right place at the right time...got a free guided tour in English at 11 am on Saturday...really informative and the guide pitched it just right so that it kept our 5,7 and 9 year olds interested and asking questions for...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2015

This is for some reason considered a main attraction in Eskilstuna. And sure, there's a lot of history going around. But if you've already seen old cottages, you will find this less than exciting. There are handcraft shops and cafés, but it doesn't take long...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2014

Very interesting museum and it show also the old history of Eskilstuna. Eskilstuna has an old history of making things in steel and also weapons. In the Rademacher forge you can find many small museums and also shops. Every December month you have a Christmas...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Stopped here with my boyfriend and his family for lunch, and to check out the old smithies. Lots of art and hand made crafts, as well as old preserved work spaces and houses from the 1600s! It sure is unique walking through buildings that old....More

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Reviewed 2 October 2013

I love Rademachersmedjorn! The old style building with the craft houses is an awesome way to step back in time and see what Eskilstuna's residents were like long ago.

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