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Address: Laxholmen, Norrkoping 602 21, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 11 18 98 00
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great Museum with interesting stuff

great museum. Interesting stuff. Café lets the place down -- staff seemed distracted and a bit unfreindly

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jax W
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Victoria, Australia
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Victoria, Australia
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great museum. Interesting stuff. Café lets the place down -- staff seemed distracted and a bit unfreindly

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Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

We were expecting more in the way of educational exhibits relating to work. Instead, there was a little bit of history, a political cartoons display, some portraits of fathers, and a moving conveyor belt with random items. It is a very large building with 7 floors and two industrial elevators to help you get to them. There is little else... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Arranged a workshop here, already from booking there was a good feeling. On arrival we were making changes in number of participants and requirements of group rooms, no problems! Staff is really service minded, lunch was really good, over all well worth the money.

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Thank NativeSwede
Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2015

A fabulous cafe is found here! The actual museum contains temporary exhibitions so where we expected to see "work" related displays we were very disappointed.

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Thank Newytraveller53
Cambridge
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

intersting. Not quite what I had expected but still nice. Mostly impressed with how the old buildings have been rescued and restored,

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2015

Museum in a former industrial building built in 1917, once described as Europe's most beautiful factory. Seven floors of exhibitions. The main exhibition - Land of Tomorrow - focuses on working and everyday life. A conveyor belt with period artifacts from the 1980's and onwards moves through the exhibition which will be on display until 2019. The only permanent display... More 

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Thank MikeWells90
Norrköping
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2014

This building is very a very old building and was former a textilefabric with up to over hundred employers.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a different experience from most museums that I have visited, it was very interesting and innovative and more about the world of work that artifacts and the staff were really great.

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Linkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2014

Many nostalgic experiences. It was a couple of years ago, som I have not seen the latest. But it already in 2010 was really worthwhile.

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Norrkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

An old textilemill, long abandoned and now converted to museum of work. You can follow the life of one of the spinninggirls depicted in each stairwell, as well as see the development of industrialisation. There are also several smaller exhibits, usually well worthwhile, as well as interactive station for kids. the cafe is nice, the wievs spectacular and from the... More 

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