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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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Music exhibition is great!

We only called in here as we were passing and it was covered with our city pass but well worth the minimal entrance fee which covers lots of great museums in one ticet. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2015
New Forest ,UK

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit, particularly for the viking exhibition, which was very informative. The narrative explanations are very good, but sometimes they don't actually tell you what the object is you're looking at, which can lead to confusion. The room on Swedish colonialism and racial studies didn't have any English explanations (not something they want to publicise?!). I didn't get to... More 

Thank gracen257
Jaipur, India
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144 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Museum is open everyday except Mondays and prominent holidays like christmas. Entry fee is very affordable and you can get a card which is valid for whole one year and in 4 other city museums besides this. Museum provides a view in the life and times of the city. It shows some artifacts from its past sugar industry. It has... More 

1 Thank ffeverywhere
New Forest ,UK
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52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We only called in here as we were passing and it was covered with our city pass but well worth the minimal entrance fee which covers lots of great museums in one ticet. The building is great and the exhibitions really interesting and informative. The temporary exhibition on the music of Gothenburg well worth a visit . really interactive -... More 

Thank LentonFamily
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

This was a very interesting museum with lots to see. There was the right amount of exhibits and the right amount of information about them. It is well laid out and there is something for adults and children alike. The cafe was superb, for 59 SEK we had a huge lunch with drinks which was absolutely delicious and served by... More 

Thank The2Hoopers
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in here to see the photography exhibit based on the musical history of göteborg and we were not disappointed one bit. It was a great exhibit with sections set up indicative of the particular genre. There was music to listen to via iPad's which was a novel touch. The rest of the museum is really nice and well set... More 

Thank Rowen80
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Good museum on the history of the city with models of city construction phases. Very informative and not that expensive, you get a ticket to naval museum also for reasonable price. Both worth the visit.

Thank tapio83
Copenhagen, Denmark
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71 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

I really enjoyed the cozy atmosphere of this museum. I was impressed to find out that the city of Goteborg was practically fully designed by Dutch settlers and architects. It was also made "Dane's proof" as the Swedish considered the Danes their worse enemies. The building is majestic, tastefuly decorated mixing the modern and classic tradition of this Scandinavian country,... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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62 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Time travel through the history of Gothenburg and don't forget the exhibitions that are there only for a short period of time. That for only 40 sek, the ticket lasts a year and also is four for other museums in town. Don't miss the shop!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Color lights are totally headache, little information and poor pieces of china . The feeling was so fake.

Thank Saminism
London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

40 krone entry gets your 4-5 museums scattered around the gb. Some good history in this place, the building itself being a historical monument. Do appreciate the swede style on things, and is a must see in Goteborg.

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