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City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum)

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Address: Norra Hamngatan 12, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
Phone Number: 031 61 27 70
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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a pleasant morning

the museum is set in a beautiful old building along the river, very central part of the city. Inexpensive entrance fee, good facilities inside and a nice overview of the city... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Donegal Town, Ireland

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

the museum is set in a beautiful old building along the river, very central part of the city. Inexpensive entrance fee, good facilities inside and a nice overview of the city. Some exhibitions have English but just as many do not, no problem, we just enjoyed looking at the treasures and walking round. Nice things for kids to look at... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

There are several sections of this museum, and even though I wasn't interested in the modern art, or music sections, the historical aspects are well worth the visit. There are fascinating pictures and information about a children's (hospital and orphanage I think). It's heart wrenching but fascinating.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Nice historical artifacts to be seen, but some of the explanatory signs were not translated. There was some weird modern art mixed in with the Viking exhibition. This was distracting.

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in the southwest united states
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Loved the Viking and Pre-history areas--wonderful detail on both. Great for kids and adults, and there is a wonderful cafe in the basement! Ticket good for several cultural attractions in town.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Gothenburg is a beautiful city, but if you get a rainy afternoon this is a good place to spend an hour or two. It's cheap to get in - just 40 kronor for an annual pass and free for under 25s, and the ticket gets you into some other museums in the city as well. There's some interesting stuff about... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

The museum's collections are very well presented, appealing to both children and adults, and give a comptehensive insight into the city's history and development, from prehistory right up to present day. - Definitely worth a visit!

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Prehistory & viking exhibition was nothing special, but I liked hoe the City history was presented. Big minus was that 1600 - 1700 century was missing English translations!

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The museum is excellent for a rainy afternoon because it has a great selection and it will take a few hours to see everything. There is a nice mix of old history (Vikings, history of Göteborg, etc) and more current themes in the exhibitions. I found this combination very pleasant and very worth my while. Also, there was enough background... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very good overview about the history. You can learn a lot about the Vikings, the city history. The atmosphere is excellent

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

this is a very interesting museum to visit and well set out and there is a very good 3D model of the old city which is excellentthe is a good gift shop and there is a cafe

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