World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station - A site with global reach
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A WORLD HERITAGE SITE WITH GLOBAL REACH

Grimeton Radio Station, Varberg, is an outstanding monument representing the process of development of communication technology in the period following the First World War

NEWS

VISIT GRIMETON RADIO STATION 2017

Saturday open 10 AM to 3 PM

January 14

February 18

March 18

April 8

October 21

November 18

December 9

 

May and September

Weekends and public holidays 10 AM to 3 PM

 

Summer open June 1 to August 31

Daily 10 AM to 5 PM*

*Variations during the period: closed Midsummer’s Eve on June 23, Alexanderson Day on July 2 10 AM to 4 PM

VISIT GRIMETON RADIO STATION 2017

Times and language for guided tours

 

Guided tour when the site is open 10 AM to 3 PM

The Day Shift (Eng) 1 PM

 

Guided tours when the site is open 10 AM to 5 PM

The Day Shift (Eng) 1 and 3 PM

GUIDED TOURS

A good way to experience the World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station is to follow one of the guides on a tour around the site, where visitors are told about the radio station's history since the 1920's, the World Heritage idea and what happens at the site today.

HISTORY

Many dreamed of a better life, and moved to America. For over one million Swedes that had emigrated, there was uncertainty about wether to ever hear of or see loved ones again. The Grimeton Radio Station Grimeton made communcations easier and helped to shorten the distances.

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