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Volvo Museum

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Address: Arendals Skans | Arendal, Gothenburg 405 08, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 31 66 48 14
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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A JOURNEY THROUGH VOLVO'S HISTORY Welcome to a world of iconic car models,...

A JOURNEY THROUGH VOLVO'S HISTORY Welcome to a world of iconic car models, groundbreaking innovations and imaginative prototypes. At Volvo Museum you can take a trip through Volvo's history and heritage, all the way from the start in 1927. Our collection encompasses a wide range of passenger cars, buses and heavy trucks as well as marine engines and construction equipment. But you don't have to be a petrolhead (or a dieselhead for that matter) to appreciate Volvo Museum. There's lots for everybody to experience - whether you want to learn about a unique piece of Swedish 20th century history or just want to be nostalgic about the good old times. And the youngest ones will enjoy the childrens' car -- a classic Volvo to play around in.

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A piece of history

A great place to go to to educate yourself on Swedish automotive industry. Sadly it has been exported/sold away. this museum however is well worth a visit to see and learn about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place to go to to educate yourself on Swedish automotive industry. Sadly it has been exported/sold away. this museum however is well worth a visit to see and learn about the history of Volvo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is really a nice place to visit in Gothenburg. Not very big, not very fancy, but soo interesting. A lot of nice cars, but also other historical stuff intimately connected with the modern Swedish history. A museum for all ages.

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Thank Christer G
Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice collection of Volvo products from over the years. Mostly of cars and some trucks (older years and some new products as diesel trucks). You can learn of Volvo, its founders, the company philosophy over time, and how they became so safety conscious. An easy walking tour of 1-2 hrs depending on your particular interest of a model... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure to find out how to get here from the city. It is a long bus ride out. But once you get here, you will be awed by the collection. I know I was. I came with my mom and sister because dad had a convention. We spent almost 2 hours here because the place was huge with amazing... More 

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Thank Nisa I
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Volvo museum as recommended by the Goteburg City Card. Vast selection of cars going back to when the Volvo was first produced right up to the present day. I found the 80/90's cars the most interesting as it reminded me of my childhood. The museum is quite large and contains a fair few number of vehicles to look... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Volvo museum a few years ago on a business trip to Gothenburg and was very impressed with the level of detail and history on display for Volvo. It also wasn't overly long either making it possible to complete within 2 hours if you're keen. A great day out if you're a Volvo or motoring enthusiast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not bad but not worth it you are not a Volvo fan. You will be hit with a bit of nostalgia when you see the old school cars and trucks. The history about car safety is pretty cool. Especially the fact that Volvo invented some of the safety features that we use today like seat belts, baby booster seats etc.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting museum about Volvos history and future. Spent 3 hrs. Also for kids interesting. Volvo ocean race exhibition was great!

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Thank Mar J
Chertsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The vast number of lovingly restored Volvos is a wonderful collection and displayed well. There is a small cafe and souvenir shop.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Museum covers Volvo history, Volvo Ocean race, Volvo trucks and finally Volvo cars including small section on sport cars. Overall a bit dissapointing on the amount of Volvo cars. Still recommended to visit. Warning: hard to get there with public transport on weekends - you need to call for the buss to pick you up.

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