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Varmlands Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Of course is the exhibition important for visiting the museum..I find the building and interior... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Lillemor K
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Karlstad, Sweden
Check out the cafe for lunch, then have a walk around.

I really enjoyed this museum, it isn't very big but it's perfectly formed and I learnt some things... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
jonnybar77
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London, United Kingdom
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“gift shop”(5 reviews)
“the river”(6 reviews)
“local artists”(2 reviews)
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Smell, taste, look, feel and listen to Varmland. We have 10, 000 years of history, art, science center, popular cafe and shop. In addition, around 20 temporary exhibitions and open every day, all year round. Welcome!
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Sandgrundsudden, Karlstad 651 08, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The new exhibition is under construction, so only a small part can be visited. Unfortunately, the temporary exhibition was only in swedish. I would expect at least a leaflet in english or even an english version available online.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Blue_eleni
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

A large portion of the museum is closed for renovation, to be opened in spring 2019. The normal entry fee of 80 kr is reduced to 60 kr accordingly. The upstairs section of the museum houses some pieces of art from Varmlands history. Downstairs you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MKEPanther4
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Beautifully situated this museum offers some different , actually very different from each other. Unfortunately the "historic" part was closed for some reason, maybe it was renovation. But it was quite good anyway. There is also a restaurant/cafe and of course a shop.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Fisksk
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We visited the Varmlands Museum mainly for lunch. It was highly recommended and did not disappoint us. It is buffet style with salad options and two hot entrees. The fish was delicious as were the breads. We also wandered into the gift shop and found...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank sorrylaurie
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The first thing we did while at this place was get a few gifts for my kids that are back home in the States. I got some cool key chains that have a light on them. My children will just love this!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LewisB78
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Of course is the exhibition important for visiting the museum..I find the building and interior design exciting..and the restaurant is of good standard...if you just want some light between you big meals..also close to Museum Lars Lerin..one of the swedish big artists..Location is beautiful..with The...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Lillemor K
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Nice little museum with local artists works , the historical part was closed fue to renovations nice place to spend the morning .

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank dgell70
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Unfortunately, the history exposition was under construction. the rest of museum was quite ok. The building of museum was great and the restaurant looked very fashionable but traditional as well.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Petra N
Reviewed 10 May 2017

My family of four Swedish-American teenagers and I had a marvelous time at the Varmlands Museum in Karlstad, Sweden. You have to pay for parking and the signs are all in Swedish, so be sure to ask someone for help if you don't understand. (I...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Management response:Responded 13 May 2017

Thank you for sharing! It's nice to hear that you appreciate your visit at Värmlands Museum. Welcome back! Best regards, Johanna Henriksen, Värmlands Museum

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum, it isn't very big but it's perfectly formed and I learnt some things. The cafe was my highlight. Very good food. I think the locals stop in here for the lunch. Always a good sign.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jonnybar77
Management response:Responded 28 April 2017

Thank you for sharing! It's nice to hear that you appreciate your visit at Värmlands Museum. Welcome back! Best regards, Johanna Henriksen, Värmlands Museum

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