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Museum of World Culture

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Aug 5, 2018
“Excellent free museum - perfect for families.”
Jul 20, 2018
“Very enjoyable visit”
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Welcome to the Museum of World Culture! The museum is a place for asking big questions and little ones, for curiosity, and for dialogue. Here you can learn about both historical events and current issues. Its unique architecture and central location...more
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Sodra vagen 54 | Hållplats Korsvägen, Gothenburg 41254, Sweden
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

We popped in here after visiting the Kontsmuseum since it was close by and we had a few hours left to spare. Delighted we did as we all thoroughally enjoyed our visit and was amazed it was free! The feathers exhibition was very impressive and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We spent a v enjoyable 3 hours here during our visit to Gothenburg. We were impressed with the thought and design that went into the exhibitions. A nice place for some family time away from the hustle and bustle. Nice cafe - building offers lots...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

It`s so big museum, full of events and activities, they have special exhibition for the kids where they can play, have fun and learn a lot. as a parents, you will also enjoy there and also learn a lot with your kids The museum is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Some of the exhibitions were pretentious and contrived. There wasn’t a whole lot to do and nothing really held my interest.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We saw two exhibitions, one about feathers and one about crossroads, we kind of breezed through them, one could spend a lot more time there, but they still gave new information and made you think. I for one didn’t know that there were female animal...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Housed in a concretebunker near Liseberg, this is not your typical museum . It houses exhibitions which are themed and more abstract, such as crossroads about the cultural importance of crossroads,as well as the idea of coming to acrossroad and having to make a decision....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

We were here during the week of All Saints Day, Halloween, and Day of the Dead. The arrangements made for this week was to show the Mexican celebrations of The Day of the Dead. It included exhibitions, dance shows and of course a piñata. The...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

There’s a profound feeling in Sweden of guilt portrayed around the current world crises as they are a principle exporter of weaponry for Syria’s wars (and others) which are displacing millions of refugees. This is most felt in the creative spaces around Gothenburg (as Saab...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

It's a quirky museum with exhibitions that show objects in some relationship or concept, rather than chronologically, with differently themed temporary exhibitions. The entrance is free, you only pay for the seminars that take place (if they do). We visited the 3rd and 4th floor...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

Mixed feelings about this museum. The 'Crossroads' exhibition upstairs was excellent and really well thought out. Definitely challenged some of my thinking and worldview. The soon to open 'Syrian Voices' exhibit also sounded intriguing. I was let down by the downstairs exhibition as it was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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