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Vallby Open Air Museum

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A great place to find old houses and rare old Swedish animals

Old Swedish farm houses and also nearly extinct Swedish animals, e.g,.sheep, pigs, rabbits etc... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
torsten4411
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Vasteras, Sweden
Charming outdoor (and indoor) museum

Vallby has a collection of typical buildings from the 19th and early 20th centuries, Inside, there... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Arn E
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Vallby Open Air Museum is open every day of the year. Here you can experience and learn about the cultural history of native breeds and plants, buildings and life in former times.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Skerikesvaegen, Vasteras 724 80, Sweden
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

Not big but cosy museum with original buildings and animals from the Swedish past. Operating craft shops, indoor and outdoor restaurant.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jelinekslav
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Old Swedish farm houses and also nearly extinct Swedish animals, e.g,.sheep, pigs, rabbits etc. Enjoy the area close to the river Svartån ("the Black River") and have a lunch or coffee at the Restaurant. Especially be there at the Midsummer celebrations.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank torsten4411
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Historic buildings moved here, with guides to tell you about the different houses and way of life. There are endangered indigenous animals kept here. There is a word museum, showing old words (all Swedish!) A great place for families and schools and adults. And it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pjandd300
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Vallby has a collection of typical buildings from the 19th and early 20th centuries, Inside, there is authentic furniture, and youngsters acting as the inhabitants in the clothes of the period. They can tell about the history of the building and what life was like...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Arn E
VallbyFriluftsmuseum, Informationsansvarig at Vallby Open Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hello Arn E, Thank you so much for your nice comments! Welcome back!

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Nice place to walk around, there are animals to see also. I would say is the best thing I found in Vesterås.

Date of experience: March 2018
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VallbyFriluftsmuseum, Informationsansvarig at Vallby Open Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hello Ana S, Thank you so much for your visit and nice comments! Welcome back!

Reviewed 22 March 2018

We visited here in March when there was still a lot of snow around. It was great to get an idea of what Sweden would have looked like in times gone by, but I think it would have been better in Summer when there is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Laura T
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I have been here many times..It is a lovely place to visit. Lots of trees and nature, old Viking houses and old shops to see. There is a coffee shop there too,

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Swiftwings
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Good place to spend some quality time. It has various restaurants to serve the hungry ones. Children can enjoy the time as it as pet animals show casing and small park/green spread to play around. you can also shop hand made traditional items here.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Boopathy1705
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Me and my friends used to go there when we were living in Vasteras. Pretty place that shows Swedish lives. They also organize events, for instance christmas market.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank lollixx
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend visited vallby friluftsmuseet in August (and ive been there myself for many Times before). Its a great place to visit especially during summer. Its simpel, yet educational and has a cosy atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank suzsal
VallbyFriluftsmuseum, Informationsansvarig at Vallby Open Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hello suzsal, Thank you for your visit and nice comments. Welcome back!

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