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A very positive surprise

A fantastic museum in the middle of nowhere. Swedish masters and Rembrandts etsnings. Pay a visit... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2019
605bjorn
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Oslo, Norway
Oozing of Scandinavian art history in idyllic setting

What a gem this museum is! This lovely place has something for everybody. The buildings are very... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
nona94
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Rackstadmuseet is a museum dedicated to the artists who were part of the Rackstad artist colony by the beginning of the 20th century including Gustaf Fjaestad, Björn Ahlgrensson and Fritz Lindström among others. Arts and crafts has and has had an...more
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11 Kungsvaegen, Arvika 671 41, Sweden
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Reviewed July 18, 2019

A fantastic museum in the middle of nowhere. Swedish masters and Rembrandts etsnings. Pay a visit. Its worth it!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 605bjorn
AnnaS20756, Chef at Rackstadmuseet, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Thank you! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Welcome back!

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

What a gem this museum is! This lovely place has something for everybody. The buildings are very interesting from an architectural and engineering aspect, as the “cottage” is built like a piece of perfect furniture. But the art is the real breath taker, and also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nona94
HannesT122, Informationsansvarig at Rackstadmuseet, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

" The cottage is built like a piece of perfect furniture" I love it! going to quote you on that one =) Thank you for the flattering review!

Reviewed July 18, 2018

The beautiful nature around Arvika must have been a great drawing card for the artists that flocked there in the 19th century and later. The museum is a showcase of what this diverse cluster of of painters, sculptors and craftsmen produced. The main exhibition hall...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Reslysten54
HannesT122, Informationsansvarig at Rackstadmuseet, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

Our guides at Oppstuhage are indeed very keen on details, glad to hear you had a good experience with us at the Rackstad museum. Visit us again some time!

Reviewed July 7, 2018

It all started with an artist an an artistcolony. And this brings culture and makes the place a much more interesting spot on the Earth. You can still feel the city is alive. Go to this museum and go to the arthall in the city....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richardt H
HannesT122, Informationsansvarig at Rackstadmuseet, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

Arvika is indeed very much alive and thriving and we are very happy to contribute to its well being! Thank you for the lovely review!

Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful visit to the museum and grounds. We we’re all taken-care of and all of our questions answered. Curators speak excellent English and were very helpful. Cafe in museum had reasonable prices, tasty soup and delicious baked goods. Well worth the time and price for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Steve G
HannesT122, Informationsansvarig at Rackstadmuseet, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

Thank you Steve! I am especially glad to hear you were pleased with our english presentation =)

Reviewed August 16, 2017

This collection of art is mainly from the local area and from the late 19th and early 20th century. This reflects a great flowering of original art, as artists abandonded Stockholm and let their creativity flourish in this beautiful country of lakes and forests. Some...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank adspharm
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This museum features a review of some of the most important Swedish painters and craftsmen around the art deco period. There are both permanent and seasonal exhibitions. The guides are very knowledgeable. There is a good giftshop as well featuring works also by contemporary craftsmen...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Management response:Responded September 23, 2016

Dear visitor - Thank you! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit at Rackstadmuseet! I am also glad to find that you appreciate not only our exhibitions but our café and giftshop as well! Best regards and welcome back to Rackstad!...More

Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

One of the most interesting and hospitable cultural sites anywhere in Sweden! Remarkable permanent and temporal exhibitions and creative cross-cultural events. And great soups!More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Management response:Responded September 23, 2016

Dear Professor! Thank you so much for your kind words! I am so glad to find that you appreciated your visit at Rackstadmuseet! We work everyday around the year to keep Rackstadmuseet an interesting and inspiring place for all ages. Your comments means a lot...More

Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

There are 6 things to be mentioned: 1. The tradition of art, music and craft are astonishing living in this museum. The origin is in the Ericsson family but many other artists and skilled craftsmen and women followed. 2. There are separate exhibitions of both...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Management response:Responded September 23, 2016

Thank you Stefan! There are 6 things to be mentioned.... I read this with a big smile! Thank you so much for your comments! It means a lot to us who work everyday with collections, exhibitions, buildings and cooking. I am so glad to find...More

Reviewed May 19, 2015

the exhibition we saw was interesting and we were glad we got in. very small but free of charge and worth few minutes of your time.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank LolaSweden
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