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City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum)

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fantastic viking exhibition

Really enjoyed this museum - especially the viking part and learning about Gothenburg through the... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2013
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Learn the history og Gothenburg - quick and easy

I wanted my teenage daughters to know a little bit about Gothenburg's history, not just be familiar... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2013
Ann Karin O
Asker, Norway
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12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
+46 31 368 36 00
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

The good: This small museum fools you in thinking there's not much to see but it is quite the opposite! The only exhibited Viking ship (well, what is left of it) and the adjoining exhibition about the Vikings is a MUST SEE! Well done and...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Located right in the old part of town on the canal, this museum offers an interesting history of the area. I was impressed with the Viking display, which includes the remains of a Viking ship. There are good descriptions in English and Swedish [at least...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2014

You can learn about history there, a lot of things to do, and a really nice playground if you have children

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Reviewed 14 December 2013 via mobile

Really enjoyed this museum - especially the viking part and learning about Gothenburg through the ages. Everything in english too, staff helpful, great entrance price at 40 kr which also gets you into the art museum and other places on the same ticket.

1  Thank carinaanddavid
Reviewed 24 November 2013

I wanted my teenage daughters to know a little bit about Gothenburg's history, not just be familiar with the shopping centers down town, so I convinced them that it would be worth spending 2 hours at "Stadsmuseet". After a bit hesitation they followed me. I...More

2  Thank Ann Karin O
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Great value for the entry fee. The Viking exhibit is really cool! Almost everything is translated into English. Follow the history of Gothenburg from the Stone Age to almost present times. We really enjoyed it!

1  Thank MegsND21
Reviewed 7 October 2013

museum with a broad overview of the Swedish history and culture; free entrance with the Gothenburg card

1  Thank JThF
Reviewed 27 September 2013

It was kind of a mash up of things, but very interesting. We were quite disappointed because the English displays for items disappeared about halfway through the museum. I would have liked to have known what I was looking at. We had a good time...More

1  Thank travel_work_love
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Nice museum that give you a great insight in the history of Gothenburg. Best of all I like the prehistoric exhibition, really interesting especially the thing from viking age. I think it´s well worth a visit.

1  Thank hauani
Reviewed 28 June 2013

The reason I went to this museum and for me the reason to go was the Viking exhibition. The famous Viking boat was, admittedly, pretty much a bunch of boards in the vague shape of a boat. But it was fascinating to be in the...More

1  Thank unguidedmissal
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Response from Rita H | Reviewed this property |
I spent 2 to 3 hours, but the museum is broken up into different stages so if something doesn’t interest you you can move on to something else.