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Hjärtenholm Agricultural Museum

Inaugurated in 1972, Hjärtenholm Agricultural Museum is located at Hjärtenholm farm. Here, agricultural history from Kronoberg has its own museum. Visit the Agricultural Museum to see how farmers’ conditions changed over time, from using equipment drawn by animals or powered by hand to the early machine era.

In the beautiful farm environment there is a café, which offers coffee and simpler dishes, locally produced and organic.

Kronoberg Castle Ruins

Kronoberg castle ruins are located on the shore of Lake Helgasjön. The castle was originally a bishop’s residence. The rebel Nils Dacke is the person most frequently associate with Kronoberg castle. Dacke’s uprising was defeated and the castle was expanded by the Swedish king Gustav Vasa and his sons, as an important part of the border defences against Denmark. At this time, Blekinge, Halland and Skåne belonged to Denmark.

The Steamboat Thor

The steamboat Thor has its home port adjacent to Kronoberg castle ruins. During the summer, Lake Helgasjön is served by the steamboat Thor, which was built in 1887 at Bergsunds Mekaniska Verkstad in Stockholm. In the same year the steam yacht was built, Sweden’s southernmost lock at Åby was also completed.

Here you are welcome to go through Sweden’s southernmost lock in Åby, or enjoy a boat trip aboard the steamboat Thor while learning more about the boat, the lake and Kronoberg castle ruins. The tours depart from Kronoberg castle ruins.

Sjölyckornas Gårdsbutik

We sell fruits, flowers, vegetables, root vegetables, honey. rapeseed oil, juice, pesto, eggs from own chickens, oil, chips, garlands, potatoes, barbecue charcoal etc.
Supply of goods is changed by season.