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City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum)

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Address: 12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
Phone Number:
+46 31 61 27 70
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Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed 10:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Interesting, great value

I was amazed how cheap the entry was, 40kr, (£4 apprx) for an annual pass with access to other museums across the city. Some mind blowing facts about the settlement of Gothenburg... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice to see Gothenbergs history. The Children screaming wasn't fun. But the Life history is a must see.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum is free for those under the age of 25. As some other reviews mentioned, the layout of the museum is pretty confusing. There are multiple staircases on each floor, and hidden hallways, making it easy to miss a section of the galleries. The 2nd floor has a permanent (?) exhibit of neolithic peoples living in the Gothenburg area,... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was amazed how cheap the entry was, 40kr, (£4 apprx) for an annual pass with access to other museums across the city. Some mind blowing facts about the settlement of Gothenburg. The best part for me was the preserved viking ship/Viking exhibition. Awesome!

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got an amazing Christmas gift from the girlfriend to go to Götenborg for a weeiend and this was a good way to begin. Here you will find a great introduction the areas history and some pretty cool, only to be found here, Viking stuff. Along with 12,000 year old artefacts and upto the modern city. Worth a visit and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

It is small and a number of the exhibits were closed for renovation. It is nice enough and most exhibits are translated into English. One gets a sense of the evolution of the city through time, although the section on the founding was closed, so the narrative is broken up. The pre-historic exhibit is very interesting. The Viking area doesn't... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We likes this museum very much. In short time we'd the possibility to be informed about the top events from the Swedish history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

With Göteborg city card we could visit this museum free of charge. It was not so big, but very interesting. There was a part "Touchable" where you can imagine the world without eyesight or hearing. This can be visited till 19 February 2017. We had a great time in this museum from the Stone Age till today. The interactive painting... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This museum is very near our home when we are living in Sweden. It's not a big museum but it seems to offer a lot. There are a fair number of displays. However, where I think it really shines is the kid-friendly space upstairs. You can get a yearly museum pass for quite cheap (which is fabulous as it's not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I love to go there as I had leisure time, as this place gives immense clam to yourself. you can enjoy evening time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The museum was very well presented and had a very good layout. It was really enjoyable to walk through the museum and experience artefacts through the ages. Be warned that it was full of kids when we visited, therefore if you are looking for a very quiet experience you may not get it.

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