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Lund University Historical Museum (Historiska Museet)

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Address: 1 Kraftstorg, Lund 223 50, Sweden
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+46 46 222 79 44

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Nice history museum

The museum is small, but it has an excellent early history section with many stone tools. The staff were helpful, too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
Houston, Texas
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Ballerup, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, the viking artefacts are sent abroad at the time being. Therefore only three dots. But the remaining parts of the museum are also worth visiting. The coin collection was interesting - at least to Scandinavians who know the kings mentioned. And it was cheap- only 50 kr. Will be back, when the viking stuff is back in place.

Thank 60yarsofage
Curitiba, PR
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

With all due respect to the many five star reviews given to this University Museum, it really doesn't have all that much to offer tourists. Almost all the exhibits are listed in Swedish only, and, really, how many Neolithic axe heads can one see? The entire museum, in my opinion, needs a rethink and some upgrading. If it's raining the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The museum is small, but it has an excellent early history section with many stone tools. The staff were helpful, too.

Thank MMHouston
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

I really enjoyed my visit to this small but interesting museum. The Medieval section i thought was fascinating and if this was in the UK i am sure the artifacts would either be behind glass panels or locked doors.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

It is interesting/fascinating how they built in parts of old stone valves and parts of old buildings in to the museum. Worth a visit!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

There was much to see not just from Lund's history. Had been looking for several hours if I had the energy. And someone complained about the price ?! 50 SEK admission and free for students, definitely worth a visit! However, most of it is in Swedish.

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Lund, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Nice displays, however lack of signs in English and even in Swedish. There are some impressive local Stone Age artifacts but the lack of signs even in Swedish make it a bit hard to relate to. It is a nice small museum though, you can do it in an hour, cozy experience and free for students!

Thank RasmusOne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The place to go with friends and family, children specially. Gives a good overview of culture and arcitecture of Lund and southern Sweden. A unique experience

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Silvassa, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

The visit of Historical Museum was indeed a great memory during my visit to Lund. Originally, the Museum Building was the Bishop's residence which was built in 1840-1845, is now turned in a Historical Museum. Great place for History lovers.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

This museum seems to be focused on local tourists, as most displays are in Swedish. But it has a wide collection of artefacts from different eras and topics including stone age, bronze age, religious and natural history.

Thank NataliePatricia

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