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City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum)

12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
031-368 36 00
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Good for a day of bad weather

The entrance for people under 25 years is free. I learnt a lot about Gotheburgs history. It's the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Petra H
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A Wide Diversity Museum

My family and I visited the City Museum since it is a must do in Goteborg. There, you can learn the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David D
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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
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031-368 36 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The entrance for people under 25 years is free. I learnt a lot about Gotheburgs history. It's the perfect program for a day of bad weather.

Thank Petra H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited the City Museum since it is a must do in Goteborg. There, you can learn the history of the early Norsemen, learn the history of Swedish culture and learn about the 400 years of Goteborg! You can easily spend many...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't sure what to expect of this museum but was really impressed by how large it is and how in depth it goes into each time period. The special 'Birth of Gothenburg' exhibition was really well presented and immersive. The museum was a little tricky...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew very little about the history of the city until I spent a pleasant 1 1/2 hours at this small museum. The signage is in English as well as Swedish, and the artifacts are well displayed. The admission fee provides a ticket that is...More

Thank Passage1333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum was ok, a typical museum. I wanted to visit to see the old Viking ship, which is the only one in sweden. This was really interesting. I would visit again just for the ship.

Thank vtwort
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Interesting city museum with the classical themes from such institutions starting with early human settlements to today's developments. Most of the visit is quite classical with artefacts from different periods and presented in a standard way but a few themes are developed with a more...More

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The city museum is a bit boring to be honest. Some confusing information, especially when it comes to earlier history. Facts, legends and myths were mixed without having a clear enough distinction. The modern history was just not that interesting due to the average setup....More

Thank LarsNaess
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Exhibition on Swedish music was fun, and old Viking ship interesting. Small play area for under 4s helpful for a quick run around as well.

Thank KT_M0808
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We did not allow enough time to see everything in this musuem [you will need at least 2 - 21/2 hrs] but what we enjoyed it all the same. Fantastic historical treasures from as far back as the 12th century. There are ipad displays for...More

Thank Despina F
Reviewed 1 August 2017

There are several temporary exhibits on a variety of themes as well as the permanent exhibits. In preparation for the 400th anniversary of Gothenburg in 2021, they recently opened an exhibit on the birth of Gothenburg. This exhibit is kid-friendly and very informative.

Thank Robert D
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