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Vasterbottens Museum

Gammlia, Helena Elisabeths Vag, Umea 903 04, Sweden
+46 90 16 39 01
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Not only the heritage village and buildings, but also exhibition of skis, fabrics and the regions... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PeteLucy434
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
An eclectic mix

The museums galleries cover a wide range of topics - textiles, Stone Age paintings, skiing, Umeå... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
Paul H
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Gammlia, Helena Elisabeths Vag, Umea 903 04, Sweden
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"northern sweden"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only the heritage village and buildings, but also exhibition of skis, fabrics and the regions history.

Thank PeteLucy434
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

The museums galleries cover a wide range of topics - textiles, Stone Age paintings, skiing, Umeå and guest exhibitions. One guest exhibition portrayed the experiences of the Roma people in a way that opened my eyes to the treatment of these people in Europe, their...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

The building is on a very delightful region worth the visit. It's within a walking distance from the city's center. The museum itself is an art museum, so 1) you must like that kind of place and 2) exhibits may vary. Overall I had a...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

This museum has a cafe, indoor art exhibits, and several aces of land with original buildings that have been moved there an preserved. During the summer season, they have people working in time-period clothing who explain what life was like during the 1800's in the...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

You can walk around among old buildings, and have a look inside through the windows, read some posters and get a grip about what it is. So don't forget to visit the place if you missed the opening hours. Surely you will get much more...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

This should be a must have in every trip to Umea. An outside museum (free of charge) documenting ancient life of farmer people in Västerbotten. We had a great introduction to the life of swedish people in an old nice detailed farmhouse and an old...More

Thank Tobias S
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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

A great museum in Umeå with many interesting exhibitions! And it's also free. There is also a cafe where they serve many delicious looking warm drinks, pastries, ice creams and other food. Located just a short walk from the very center of the city.

Thank emmaek
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

this museum is very nice, old building from the past time. you can join the area and discover it on your owen. the buildings are open, it has some exibitions and on some days there are some workers who can explain to you how the...More

Thank EugenMartel
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

I have visited the outdoor section of this museum. It was summertime. If you go in winter, check their opening hours / dates. Here you can observe many things about the culture of northern Sweden, how they lived, what they worked on etc. Beautiful for...More

Thank EnginKaban
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Several interesting exhibitions from Umeå, Västerbotten, nice photos and an interesting area regarding building preservation for our Swedish houses. Excellent restaurant for couples as well as for families travelling with children of any age. The outdoor areas are also quite interesting for the whole family

Thank Jonakebo
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