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Pythagoras Industrial Museum

6 Verkstadsgatan, Norrtalje 117 36, Sweden
+46 176 100 50
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Quick tour - worth it

Very interesting for both adult and children. The first sight is a bit intimidating as this... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
dashjd
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Stockholm, Sweden
via mobile
Remember the old ways with metalwork and one lunger engines

Self guided tour in English of metal turning factory from 1899 which made mostly one cylinder... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
616a61t5
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Tamar Valley, Australia
via mobile
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6 Verkstadsgatan, Norrtalje 117 36, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Very interesting for both adult and children. The first sight is a bit intimidating as this resembles an average factory- workshop, but as the audio-guide unvails, it’s a very interesting history. The child play area was also special with scientific toys. With Young children, please...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Self guided tour in English of metal turning factory from 1899 which made mostly one cylinder engines. Every aspect well preserved 4/5 as no engine was running today 6/9/17. Allow 1h for tour and inside out of weather.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Visited here while in the town and followed the footpath signs from there; which took us up a very long and steep flight of uneven steps. Once at the museum we realised there was a car park and alternative approach road that would have been...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Machines can be interesting. First I did not give much attention to machines but after coming here I felt there is so much more to machines. The way the things are explained here specially the audio, it helped me understand so many things.

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

This museum is really special, as it presents the factory just as it was before closure. They offer an outstanding audio guide too (both Swedish and English versions are very good). It's especially remarkable as it's not always popular in Sweden to show pride in...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

Take a step back 60 years to a factory that time forgot. You can almost see the ghosts of the employees that left this factory one day never to return

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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Just one hour travel north of Stockholm you find this attraction where time stood still for many years. Pythagoras was once a world leading manufacturer of engines. Step by step the hot bulb engines came out of fashion and the production was closed down in...More

1  Thank Lennart L
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Pythagoras was a world leader manufacturer with their engines in the early 1900. As with many exceptional products, technology was faster in development than the factory was able to cope with. For almost 50 years, the factory was in hibernation and now it is open...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2013

This is a industrial history at its best. Pythagoras factory is located about 1 hr from Stockholm . Pythagoras is a hot bulb engine factory founded in the early part of the last century. And its working, every day during summer you will see them...More

Thank Protravellerswe
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

A visit in Norrtalje, the capitol of the archipelago in Stockholm, should include a visit at Pythagoras. The engine factory opened in 1898 and remained "as-was" until production stopped in 1979 and turned into a museum.

Thank NativeSwede
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