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Old wool factory in beautiful surroundings.

This old factory produced wool clothing. It has been well preserved and it is now a museum. The... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Erland P
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Visit to see the way wool was made into clothing or blankets

We joined a guided tour through the Mill and was shown how the sheep wool was made into usable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
maja058
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Farsund, Norway
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7 Sep 2017
“Old wool factory in beautiful surroundings.”
1 week ago
“Visit to see the way wool was made into clothing or blankets”
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The factory was built in 1894, and has been designated a national monument to the textile industry in Norway. Today the factory is a living museum with its own power station, dye house, spinning mill, weaving mill and finishing plant. If you go on a...more
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Sjolingstad, Mandal 4513, Norway
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+47 38 25 60 23
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined a guided tour through the Mill and was shown how the sheep wool was made into usable things. The local guide was well experienced with the equipment and explained very well how everything were done. There were children in the group and she...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

We had a wonderful personal tour through this classic woolen mill. See the old wooden machines still in use weaving hand processed local wool into beautiful blankets and more. We happened upon this factory by mistake and it was our favorite experience on the trip.

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Judithsn, Public Relations Manager at Sjolingstad Woollen Mill, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thank you for visiting the mill. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed it. Welcome back :-)

Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

This old factory produced wool clothing. It has been well preserved and it is now a museum. The surroundings has a river and forrest with hiking possibilities. At Christmas it is a fair with local food and crafts which is very popular and most local...More

Thank Erland P
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Very rich cultural experience. Its a must and i day saver if you get a rainy day in Mandal! You must absolutely participate on one of the guided tours in the factory and take a coffe at the bar and check on the wounderful souvenires,...More

Thank Stefan H
Judithsn, Public Relations Manager at Sjolingstad Woollen Mill, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2017

Thank you for visiting us. We are happy you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed July 12, 2012 via mobile

I have driven past the sign countless times. Finally we decided to go in and hit at opening. Fine tour which you need to take. Exhibits or rather potentially operating machines the mill. You will find all parts wool manufacture from raw wool to beautiful...More

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