The Sala Silver Mine - A Silver Mine for the whole family, filled with history and experiences!
Sala Silver Mine was the largest and most important producer of silver for 400 years. The mine has a long and interesting history.
Sala Silver mine are one of a few specially selected Swedish pilot companies in a nation wide sustainable and quality assurance project striving to improve sustainable development in Swedish tourism. We have a new sustainability policy and work strategically towards improved economic, social and environmental sustainability.
No one knows exactly when they first discovered silver in Sala, though there are reasons to believe that the mine is from the Middle Age. Continuous mining started in the beginning of the 16th century and lasted till the beginning of the 20th century. The mine consists of sooty, horizontal galleries that lasts roughly 20 km and the cavities and shafts in the mine can take your breath away!