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City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum)

12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
+46 31 368 36 00
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It was an excellent experience, discovering the city's history since the pre-historic era until the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Worth visiting!

The city museum is all about the birth & evolution of Göteborg & its people throughout the years... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Julie D
Oslo, Norway
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12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an excellent experience, discovering the city's history since the pre-historic era until the modern era. I loved the Birth of Gothenburg Exhibition where it showed all the history and events that took place in the city including showing galleries and other artefacts. It's...More

Thank Mzey415
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The city museum is all about the birth & evolution of Göteborg & its people throughout the years. Starting from the prehistoric times until nowadays you get the chance to learn all the history through items, pictures & videos. At the beginning it seems like...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Stopped in while in downtown specifically to see the Viking Exhibit and it was very interesting, lots of reading and I learned many new things I didn't know about before. Not sure this is for young children as tough to hold their interest.

Thank ColoradoVista
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This is absolutely the kind of museum that kids get taken to for school trips. We went to kill an hour before our transfer to onward travel. The price wasn’t bad and the reception was airy and pleasant but after that we were completely lost....More

Thank AParke78
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This museum is very near our hotel Riverton 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.The museum was very well presented and had a very good layout. It...More

Thank Panzer T
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This was really cool, and huge! Which seems to be the case in a lot of museums in Sweden and Norway. They go on and on. Not in a bad way though. We arrived and realised it was free for under 25s which was a...More

Thank hayleylou1310
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved the viking exhibits, including a boat, jewellery & many more different bits steeped in history & well worth a read. I now know the story behind mistletoe! Proper sinister. It’s 40 kronor (about 4£/€) to get in but the ticket gives you...More

Thank D L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Well laid out museum which was based on the V and A in London architecturally. Perfect for a rainy day. Different sections showing the history of the city and its inhabitants. All signage was in English as well as Swedish. Nice cafeteria .Toilets and lockers...More

Thank OttoSharp
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I came to learn more about the history of the city. This musyhas an excellent display on the birth of the city that easily flows into modern times. As a bonus, there are displays on prehistoric people I the area and most of the pieces...More

Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 24 September 2017 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
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