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The County Museum

Sodra Strandgatan 20, Gavle 801 28, Sweden
026-65 56 00
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Ranked #7 of 17 Attractions in Gavle
Type: Museums
Traveler Description: The County Museum (Länsmuseet Gävleborg) is an art and design museum holding a large collection of Swedish art from the 17th century onwards... more »
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Beijing
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We were surprised at how much this museum has to offer, given that there is no admission fee! Modern and classical art, handcrafts, silver, and a terrific exhibit on changing trends (fashion, interior design, etc). We especially liked the exhibit on Gavle's history as a Läkerol factory town. Bear in mind, this is a small city museum, so don't go... More

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Hamilton
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77 reviews 77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

If you want to know Gavle and its history you must visit this small local museum. Gavle was a big deal at one time and has a glorious and interesting history. The museum also features some painting by local artists that will help you get more understanding of local life

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Gavle, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Consists mostly of old paintings and boring exhibition. Where's the history? It's a disgrace.

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Gavle, Sweden
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

A place you can return to plenty of times. Nice little museum near town centre. Great selection of Swedish artists, throughout the centuries. A neat exhibition of the designer Gunnar Cyrén.

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Chiba, Japan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

This is a special museum in Gavle. Very fun for the kids and the spaces in the museum is relaxing. The tour guide can speak English and we really longed for it.

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