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Vasterbottens Museum

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Pure oxygen.

This place in a big forrest. You must walk very much. You must take something like water and food... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Istanbul, Turkey
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A Very Interesting Museum

If there had been more information in English, I would have given it a 5 rating. Nevertheless, the... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Charleston, South Carolina
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“stone age”(2 reviews)
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Gammlia, Helena Elisabeths Vag, Umea 903 04, Sweden
+46 90 16 39 01
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This place in a big forrest. You must walk very much. You must take something like water and food with you. If you not like walk you must think twice.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Oguzerman
Reviewed August 18, 2018

If there had been more information in English, I would have given it a 5 rating. Nevertheless, the displays are first class and generally easy to understand, even without English explanations.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RoySandlapper
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We took Bus #2 uphill for the ~10 blocks to this free museum in Gammlia. The interior halls featured a cafe, textile display, 1899 Benz-Viktoria car, log building display, local collection of historical consumer goods, and a large picture with a view of chimneys-the aftermath...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gene R J
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This museum is fantastic it has outside exhibits farm houses etc and Sami houses . Inside has many interesting things including really good history of the town, Sami rock art , local art , ski exhibit and history also stories from minority groups and loads...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Definitely needs to be at the top ofloor the list of places to visit in UMEÅ. Very inormative and well-organized. The museum has places where kids could play. There is a cafe inside. Would highly recommend to visit this museum.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alinaart4you
Reviewed July 28, 2018

The museum is free and has many buildings from different parts of the region to demonstrate the culture and history. My favourite buildings was the church, school and dance area. The school was of particular interest, showing that Sweden was progressive with compulsory education, which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Debbie Q
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Started of the visit by coming from the wrong direction to the Gamlia area (we were walking) and thought that the whole place was deserted but we started to meet more and more people and also staff who worked there. Outside is it rather low...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LarsoBirgitta
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I have visited the museum various times, individually, with kids and even with guided groups. The key thing to realise is that the museum building itself is just one part of the whole experience with extensive gardens containing other examples and exhibits. All well worth...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Toby C
Reviewed June 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PeteLucy434
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 92paulh
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