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Nice clean and clear exhibits which begin in the Viking Era and take you upstairs though to the Nineteenth Century. Exhibits are detailed and interesting, with descriptions in both Swedish and English. Only reasons for no full marks is that some of the description boards...More
I particularly enjoyed the exhibition about Vikings and the 'Viking Age' the museum had, which included remains of the largest extant Viking ship on display in Sweden. That was fascinating.
I was intrigued to learn a bit more about the history of Gothenburg as a...More
The main exposition in this museum gives a very nice overview of the history of the region, from the Stone Ages to modern times (so yes, the Vikings are included). The setup is attractive, though a bit dark, and especially the display boards with English...More
It's huge. And I mean Jupiter-like where-is-my-mommy huge. Usually one needs an hour or so to browse through a museum, but three hours were barely enough. The entrance fee is 40 SEK, but it's valid for 4 other museums, which is more than a bargain....More
Really great info. About history of this wonderful city ,with added bonus of incredibly moving we have a dream photo exhibit .Can easily spend 2 hours there, kids are free and adults only 7 dollars , so you can't go wrong. Also very nice building...More
This is the best museum ever !
It is easy to find, along the canal, close to the harbor, in a beautiful old building.
Spend your time wisely, you might get carried away............
If you like museums, get the Göteborg museum card for a small...More
We’ve been a number of times with kids ages now ranging from 0-8 and we always enjoy it, especially when raining! The kids area doesn’t have a lot but there is space to move around. My kids also just enjoy exploring the museum because the...More
No AC and Sweden has been very warm this year. It did not make for a comfortable experience. However, the sections on Vikings and the history of Gothenburg were very well done and interesting. Skip the exhibition on the top floor. That was a total...More
Gothenburg was in the midst of a heat wave, the museum has no AC, it was hot and stuffy BUT so interesting that we spent 2 hours and could have spent another hours or so but we ran out of time. Great exhibit on the...More