Gothenburg is home to several museums that visitors to the city will enjoy seeing.  One of the best, giving visitors a good historical background on the area, is the East India House Museum of Gothenburg.  This museum, located in a house once owned by the Swedish East India Company, has collections which focus on the city's history using archaeological artifacts and other items from Gothenburg's cultural, social, and political past.  The museum has several permanent exhibits, one of the most popular being its collection of genuine Viking artifacts.  See the museum's website for hours and price information.

Another fun museum offering in Gothenburg is the Volvo Museum.  This museum, a must for enthusiasts of Volvo cars, traces the history of the automobiles from their very beginning, offering visitors examples of all of Volvo's past models.  This museum is accessible by public transportation.  See their website for directions, details, and hours.