Femorefortet - The Femore Fortress a Cold War Museum
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Experience a top secret Cold War coastal artillery fortress
Built into the rock below Oxelosund in Sweden is a huge nuclear safe bunker, from which 70 soldiers could defend this part of Sweden against an invasion from the Soviet Union and the Warzaw Pact. The Femore Fortress was built in 1966, in operation until 1998 and abandoned in 2003.
Visit The Femore Fortress
Visit the guns both above and below ground. See how the shells were transported up to the turret. See how the command post directed the fire of the guns. Experience how it was to live in the fortress. See the power generators and the repair workshops. Look at the sleeping quarters, sanitary facilities and the kitchen.
Over 450 meters of tunnel system links the different parts within the fortress, which is protected by at least 10-30 meters of granite and concrete.
An exhibition shows Sweden during the Cold War.
Cafι, souvenirs and books in the museum shop.
The nearby Femore Lighthouse Cottages are suitable for smaller conferences and an overnight stay.
The fortress is open with guided one hour tours:
Daily in summer season.
Weekends during spring and autumn.
Groups are welcome all year round.
For reservations and further information, please contact the Tourist Information Centre in Oxelosund
phone +46 (0)155 383 50
Welcome to The Femore Fortress! Click here for map
Laser range finder tower
Gun number 1 and the Baltic sea
Command post with periscopes, radar, fire control, communications etc
Command post in blue lighting
Visitors in the tunnel system
Visitors on the surface coming down from the radar and periscopes
The museum shop
The Femore Lighthouse Cottages, located next to the Femore Fortress
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