Disgusting Food Museum
Disgusting Food Museum
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Disgusting Food Museum invites visitors to explore the world of food and challenge their notions of what is and what isn’t edible. Could changing our ideas of disgust help us embrace the environmentally sustainable foods of the future? The exhibit has 80 of the world’s most disgusting foods. Adventurous visitors will appreciate the opportunity to smell and taste some of these notorious foods.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Polly C
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I ♥️ stinky cheese
    Really fun, it's something a bit different to do. What's interesting is the different perspectives on show, some things you'd find normal others find repulsive. Simone did a fantastic job of taking us through the tasting (surprisingly, it was the salty licorice that got me, bleh). Highly recommend if you've got a bit of time in Malmö.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written June 17, 2023
  • Natalie H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    So fun!
    So interesting to read about all the disgusting things in the world (and scandals). Even though I only tasted 1 thing. It was so much fun to see my friends eating the different things. One of my friends did taste all of them👏🏽 the employees was so sweet and knew so much about everything! Joy talked us through everything, and made it so much fun!
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written June 19, 2023
  • Alice A
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Is your stomach ready..?
    The Disgusting Food Museum is a unique and memorable experience! The exhibit allows for some smelling and touching experiences, with information about eating practices that are often worse than the food itself. We enjoyed the tasting bingo at the end, my 9 year old would happily eat bugs, but the cheese was avoided! It was great to have an opportunity to sample the famous Swedish surströmming as well. A shout out to Hugo who was especially attentive and friendly, and gave us a great sampling adventure.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written June 30, 2023
  • Christine L
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    disgusting but nice presentation
    Managed to eat everything, I think I will have the taste of the cheeses in my mouth for all eternity. Karin Was very nice and did a good job explaining every food and how to properly eat the different chilli concentrates. Was nice, would recommend!
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written July 11, 2023
  • Sa V
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highlight in Malmö
    Very intriguing concept for a museum. I've wanted to go to this museum for a while now and decided to stop by when I was in Copenhagen/Malmö. The exhibition was quite small but fascinating, the food displayed was from over the world, challenging your conception of what is deemed 'disgusting' and what isn't, without exoticizing any culture. There was a tasting bar with a bingo game as well, where we got to try a variety of foods ranging from dried bugs, worms to surströmming and durian. I was at the bar when it was quite empty and was assisted by Simone, who was very knowledgeable and friendly. We chatted about the food we were familiarized with growing up and how our perception of those foods changed as we got more concious about the environment and how others perceive our cultures. All in all a very worthy experience, but make sure you don't eat a big meal before visiting, just in case :)
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 11, 2023
  • Veri W
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great but disgusting eperience
    Visited the museum on a rainy day in Malmö and had a better time than expected. The facts about the food items were very interesting to read and it was also fun to see stuff from your own home country. Its also awesome that you get to try some disgusting food at the end and also get to do a heat challenge. My guide Karina was very fun, friendly and knowledeable about the food items she presented us with. Would definitely recommend if you want to visit a museum thats fun and different
    Visited July 2023
    Written July 17, 2023
  • Mats N
    Halmstad, Sweden9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A magical place for food lovers
    We, two adults and four children (9-12), had a hugely fun and different experience. Nasty facts, even worse scent experiences and an incomparable ending at the bar counter. The guide Viktor was phenomenal and challenged the more reserved in the group to test larvae etc. Definitely worth a visit!
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 23, 2023
  • uk family
    Heybridge, United Kingdom166 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Disgusting
    The museum is exactly as the name describes. It is a must see for anyone who visits Malmo for their first time. We thoroughly enjoyed it, was sick, but had fun. As good as it was, I don't feel the need to go back.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written August 8, 2023
  • Anna
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best museum for people who are curious to smell and taste new stuff!
    It's quite interesting to see food from different countries, with its history, and smell some items. For me personally, the best part was trying the taste of some of the fascinating foods described in the museum. Assistant Joy was the most accommodating and made the experience even more fun!
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written August 13, 2023
  • Dieter
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Something good, except for the food ;-)
    We've visited the disgusting food museum with the kids. I had a little bit more expectations about the museum itself (which is rather small) but the tasting was 'fun' and perfectly guided by Hugo. I've tasted everything, also the very hot chilli's (which are for me rather out of scope of the museum since it's focuses more on habits & culture and those very hot chilli's pasta's of 9 mio Scoville aren't normal habits anymore). It's rather expensive but you have to do it and taste it all once...
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written August 14, 2023
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Alex a
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
Great experience! There are a lot of little things to smoothen the experience. I won't forget the tasting before a long time
Written May 22, 2024
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racheldH5841TS
Edinburgh24 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
Meticulously presented exhibits of alarming food from around the world. This includes lovingly-arranged original packaging and serving suggestions.

Good navigation with helpful Ikea-style signage on the carpet so you don't miss anything

Super-friendly and welcoming staff

Interesting sample station where you get to try food and interact with other guests.

I would give this 3.5/5 if the system allowed!

Overall fun and great imaginative concept - felt a little expensive given it's all in one room and over in an hour. This may be partly due to UK currency exchange rate and also that it is expensive to gather and maintain all the very weird exhibits!! The simplicity of it is nice but perhaps you could have a couple more interactive displays or a right-of-reply from people who enjoy the weird food. Or more about disgusting food that then became seriously mainstream and trends and predictions for the future? Perhaps expanding a little on all the lab-created food? Or sharing more behind-the-scenes insight about how you obtained the exhibits? Appreciate you might not want to share that with copy-cat competitors. I liked that it included plenty of weird European food and wasn't just taking a snooty colonialist approach. Look forward to visiting again in the future!
Written May 18, 2024
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Anna F
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
We recently visited your museum and had the pleasure of being guided by Thanasis. We wanted to express our gratitude and commend him for his outstanding service. Thanasis is truly a professional in his field, showing deep passion for what he does. His charisma and attentiveness made our experience memorable and enjoyable. He went above and beyond to ensure we had a great time, and we truly appreciate his customer-centric approach. Thanks to him, our visit was fantastic. Please extend our heartfelt thanks to Thanasis for his excellent guidance and hospitality.
Written May 13, 2024
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Mirjam d
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Small, but fun and informative exhibition. There is a clear line to follow through the museum, but it can get quite crowded at any given stage when walking this line if people are not as fast as the person behind them. The last entry is at 16:00, but I would recommend to take one of the earlier ones to avoid this situation - I personally had to skip around 6 parts as the line was just extremely slow, and even then I got told the museum is closing soon before I made it to the end of the exhibition. The parts that I did manage to see were very interesting, and the smelling jars are a great touch.

The tasting at the end was super interesting, the staff working the "bar" are very sweet and knowledgeable, and I really enjoyed the wide range of things that were there to try - not just the expected insects and surströmming.

I am only slightly disappointed that the hot sauces are part of the challenge, as to me that doesn't have as much to do with disgusting food as everything else that you can try. As a separate challenge it would definitely be fun, but it's slightly disappointing to have this as part of the main "try everything" challenge.

Didn't have time to have a look at the shop as it was closing time by the time the tasting line had also moved to the end, but I'm sure there are some interesting things there as well. Might come back at some stage in the future with a friend or colleague to look at all the parts I had to skip this time :)
Written May 2, 2024
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Irene Martorella
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Such an amazing experience!! You get the chance to discover about some of the most controversial food ever…and taste them (if your stomach is strong enough). If you’re in Malmo you have to stop by!
Written April 30, 2024
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Oktay A
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
"We had a perfect family activity, it was truly a great experience. It's definitely something that must be tried at least once :)"
Written April 30, 2024
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Ryan S
Attleboro, MA2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Very interesting museum. Great information on world delicacies. Tasting counter is great to try some of them. Easy to get to and a good location for tourists.
Written April 29, 2024
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CarrieB72
Peterborough, UK140 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Brilliant museum, really interesting and found out loads of information about foods from around the world. Managed to eat everything at the tasting bar, but there are also 7 hot chilli sauces and I had to duck out at the 5th. My husband did everything and got to spin the prize wheel!

We probably spent a good 90 minutes there and really enjoyed it - totally worth a visit if you are in the area.
Written April 28, 2024
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Anna S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
A very interesting and unique place to visit. The incredible staff made the experience even better, especially Thanos.
Written April 27, 2024
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Toni p
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
It is a unique experience guys, it’s super funny and exciting. I recommend it to everyone really! But to be honest, your experience there became even better there under the guidance of Thanos, what a guy, really funny and energetic, made our day even better.
Written April 27, 2024
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