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City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum)

12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
+46 31 368 36 00
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Well worth a visit!

Tells the story of Gothenberg in an engaging and interesting way from the Stone Age to the end of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TomNorthYorkshire
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North Yorkshire
Interesting

No AC and Sweden has been very warm this year. It did not make for a comfortable experience... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chaps911
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Wilmington, IL
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12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
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+46 31 368 36 00
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tells the story of Gothenberg in an engaging and interesting way from the Stone Age to the end of the nineteenth century. Good cafe!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No AC and Sweden has been very warm this year. It did not make for a comfortable experience. However, the sections on Vikings and the history of Gothenburg were very well done and interesting. Skip the exhibition on the top floor. That was a total...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gothenburg was in the midst of a heat wave, the museum has no AC, it was hot and stuffy BUT so interesting that we spent 2 hours and could have spent another hours or so but we ran out of time. Great exhibit on the...More

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

It is a nice building and museum. Alot of history. Walked there from Brunnsparken. Took a picture of the building.

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

We enjoyed this museum, we really did, but we couldn't give a higher score because we felt that it isn't fulfilling it's full potential. For the amount of space available to work with, much more items could of been assembled to be displayed; especially the...More

Thank Sophil L
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is a great place for a Sunday afternoon after a long walk around the city. Young and old alike can find an interest. History through the decades going back 11000 years.

Thank Rita H
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

The ticket was really not expensive and the shop had some excellent coffee beans (sweets) for which I came back several times! I liked the museum, it had some very interesting sections.

Thank Christina A
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

The museum exhibits well the history of the city of Gothenburg and also to some extent history of Sweden. This would be a good museum to visit with children - there are rooms where you can dress up in old clothes etc. The navigation around...More

Thank SusaMasa
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

It was an excellent experience, discovering the city's history since the pre-historic era until the modern era. I loved the Birth of Gothenburg Exhibition where it showed all the history and events that took place in the city including showing galleries and other artefacts. It's...More

Thank Mzey415
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

The city museum is all about the birth & evolution of Göteborg & its people throughout the years. Starting from the prehistoric times until nowadays you get the chance to learn all the history through items, pictures & videos. At the beginning it seems like...More

Thank Julie D
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Response from Rita H | Reviewed this property |
I spent 2 to 3 hours, but the museum is broken up into different stages so if something doesn’t interest you you can move on to something else.
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