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World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station

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This was definitely a must visit for me since I am very interested is everything radio related. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alextW55FA
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Ismaning, Germany
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Good tour, nice cafe

My family took the guided tour round the radio station. My children, ages 10, 11 and 20 all found... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2019
davidba2017
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72 Grimeton, Varberg, Varberg Municipality 43298, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely a must visit for me since I am very interested is everything radio related. The VLF station SAQ near Grimeton is the last working machine transmitter in Europe if not even in the world. The site is very well maintained and English...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

My family took the guided tour round the radio station. My children, ages 10, 11 and 20 all found it interesting. The tour guide kept them happy for the entire tour. I think that if I was to make one suggestion for improvements then I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank davidba2017
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Cool old heritage on the westcoast of Sweden. Worth a visit, and more fun if you read/ Google info at first.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

This is a well maintained, visitor friendly world heritage site that is well worth a day or half day. Enormous generators, towers, control panels from the 1920s are an impressive site and even great for inspiring steam punk fantasies. Activities include guided tours of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom F
Reviewed August 2, 2018

really interesting place - also the shown movie (available in different languages: Swedish, English, German,.....) has been very interesting for learning more of the importance of this place in earlier times. Disadvantages: * there are not enough guided tours available during a day - you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

I know very little about radio. This might be the reason why I’ve waited so long to visit this attraction one hour drive South of Göteborg. We had the guided tour which I think is necessary if you would like to learn something about Swedish...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank frodes344
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Touring with english speaking guide was excellent. Demonstration of early radio communication across the atlantic. Later important for World War 2 communication ao to submarines. The facilities are in partly operation today for private purposes. Worth a visit not least for technical interested persons.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

A unique World heritage site, this Radio station is one of the industrial cultural heritage sites of Europe. It is very interesting and its place in history of 20th century is remarkable. There were no guided tours on the day we visited, so we just...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tinaq_reviews
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Driving from Malmö to Gothenburg, I had the opportunity to visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Very easy access from the highway by car (a few minutes) with frequent and clear road signs. I visited the site alone, not in the guided tours (11 am...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JMLL22
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Small attraction off the beat and track but well worth a visit if you have any interest in the history of long-wave radio and telegram transmission. Guided tours in English every now and then (we missed it but didn't need it as there is also...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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