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Museum of World Culture

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Address: Sodra vagen 54, Gothenburg 412 54, Sweden
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+46 10 456 12 00
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Museum of World Culture is a meeting place with thoughtful exhibitions...

The Museum of World Culture is a meeting place with thoughtful exhibitions and programs about exciting and current questions in the world around us. Here you can enjoy culture and good food with the whole family in a fabulous environment.

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There were 2 different exhibitions (across 2 floors) during our visit, both very fun and interactive. It is free entry and perfect if the weather isn't great.

Reviewed January 12, 2016
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Reviewed January 26, 2016

While the building was interesting, and beautifully designed, the exhibits themselves were quite small and insubstantial. There were two different exhibits over two floors, which did not exactly show "world culture", but instead showed some interesting points of view regarding some cultures. We spent maybe half an hour in the building, and will probably give it a miss in the... More 

Thank Marianne M
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Reviewed January 12, 2016

There were 2 different exhibitions (across 2 floors) during our visit, both very fun and interactive. It is free entry and perfect if the weather isn't great.

Thank KellyM90
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2015

The museum has a lot of potential, but the visit was disappointing. There was no permanent exhibition with highlights from different parts of the world. All I could see was a temporary exhibition about Vietnam. This exhibition is very interesting, worth visiting, but the museum could offer more.

Thank Renata A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

This museum has high quality exhibitions, well-educate guides and awesome events. I have seen a lot of exhibitions during the years every one has been well thought-through, pedagogical and interesting. You can listen, view, read and play to understand. The lectures and events held here are usually amazing.

Thank Elin F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2015

The Museum of World Culture is a meeting place with exhibitions and programs about current questions in the world around us. However, it may be worth reading up on what precedes, some topics may seem narrow.

Thank Phayao13
Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

I was very dissapointed by this museum. The current exhibition was about norms and how they are created and maintained in human society and life. it sounded so interesting and I was looking forward to going there. As it turned out, the exhibitioned circled only around gender norms and was basically meant to open peoples eyes that LGBTQ-people are suffering... More 

Thank Froeschly
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Reviewed January 25, 2015

The Museum of World Culture is part of World Cultural Museums (Världskulturmuseerna), five different museums, where the other four are in Stockholm (for instance The Ethnographic Museum and The Museum of East Asia). The other ones have vast collections and at one of them (The Ethnographic Museum) there is even information about the lack of exhibition space. We went through... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed October 9, 2014

The museum had a Botswana jazz festival the day I was there and made the visit end with a blast since the Jazz fest was in the afternoon...so after seeing all the exhibits there was fun time.

Thank Jamal A
Angered, Sweden
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Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is a great museum to go to on a rainy morning or afternoon. It is relaxed and allows for natural flow and movement. And, unlike a lot of museum cafés, the food here is great!

Thank kfair82
Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Seemed to have decent reviews and world cultures is an interesting topic, but it was very small and limited, took us maybe 45 minutes for the whole thing and we READ everything to take the maximum amount of time. Big disappointment and waste of money :(

Thank Erin W

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