A unique and exciting place to visit with scenes depicting life during the Bronze Age. Both old and young, adults and children, can explore the untouched Bronze Age landscape and gain an insight into what life was like by, among other things, talking to researchers and artisans in various authentic environments and contexts.
Casimirsborgs Bronsålderscentrum (Bronze Age Centre) has:
A museum with exhibitions about the Bronze Age and the area.
A “restaurant” (make your own Bronze Age food on the fire’s embers).
Petroglyphs: own hiking (map is in the shop), make your own petroglyphs/graffiti.
Courses (at the folk high school): Pictures of the east coast’s Bronze Age – a week-long course about the Bronze Age, how people lived and their customs (advance booking is required). Be an archaeologist for a day – on a treasure hunt around the world (24-hour advance booking is required). Find and document rock carvings – a treasure hunt through the countryside – In pursuit of the Bronze Age (24-hour advance booking is required) – how and what the Bronze Age man hunted, including practical experience (24-hour advance booking is required).
Activities: Horse riding (15 minutes). Riding on a horse and carriage between the entrance and the ancient remains.
Archery – hit the target on the pretend deer. Casimirsborgs slott (Castle) – guided tour (45 minutes). Bronze Age remnants – guided tour (1 hour). How to find rock carvings – guided tour (1 hour).
For the children: Stone maze. Look at our sheep, horses and hens. Build your own Bronze Age village. Adventure track. Combined open-air walking and quiz competition. Shooting with a bow and arrow. Dress up as a Bronze Age man (certain parts of the programme are preliminary and may be subject to change).
How to get there
From Västervik: drive towards Gränsö and go past the castle ruins and the candle making factory, continue straight ahead towards Segersgärde, approximately 20 km from Västervik. Turn right into the car park when you see the sign for Kasimirsborg. Cross the road and enter Casimirsborg.
From Gamleby: drive across the old square towards Lofta, after approximately 2.5 km turn right towards Västervik. After approximately 7.5 km take the left-hand exit into the car park when you see the sign for Kasimirsborg. Cross the road and enter Casimirsborg.
Tel. no.:0493-101 07, 0768 43 85 43