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Address: Laxholmen, Norrkoping 602 21 , Sweden
Phone Number: 011-18 98 00
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An old factory is now museum

This building is very a very old building and was former a textilefabric with up to over hundred employers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
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Norrköping
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This building is very a very old building and was former a textilefabric with up to over hundred employers.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a different experience from most museums that I have visited, it was very interesting and innovative and more about the world of work that artifacts and the staff were really great.

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Linkoping, Sweden
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Many nostalgic experiences. It was a couple of years ago, som I have not seen the latest. But it already in 2010 was really worthwhile.

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Norrkoping, Sweden
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

An old textilemill, long abandoned and now converted to museum of work. You can follow the life of one of the spinninggirls depicted in each stairwell, as well as see the development of industrialisation. There are also several smaller exhibits, usually well worthwhile, as well as interactive station for kids. the cafe is nice, the wievs spectacular and from the... More 

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Portugal
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Really nice exhibition on contemporary culture from the 40´s and until the 80´s. Setting is perfect in the old industrial area. Like when they preserve and develop places like this instead of tearing them down.

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Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Norrkoping was the Manchester of Sweden. The museum does not have a lot but there is an interesting display on a moving belt of household items through the years. The museum next door which has some of the old textile machinery gives a much better view into Swedish life in the area through the past 2 centuries.

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Linkoping, Sweden
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86 reviews 86 reviews
53 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

It is a perfect place if you want to get to know Swedish history and have a closer look how people used to live here - In Sweden and in Norrkoping. It is in the middle of Norrkoping, so it is really easy to find, and close to other attractions. They have extremely interesting and interactive exhibitions with music, toys,... More 

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Norrköping
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Have you ever heard of a building with seven corners? This is one, built on an island. The museum is very interesting even for a non-swede. We had an englishspeaking guide to accompany us and explain what we didn't undertstand and the museum is free of charge! Nice area with the river surrounding us.

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Norrkoping, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Free entrance, a great restaurant on the top floor, and interesting exhibitions.

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Vienna, Austria
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

If you plan to visit Nörrköping, it is recommended to visit the Work Museum in the city center near the river. There you can find many historical issues about Swedish factories.

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