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Arbetets Museum

Laxholmen, Norrkoping 602 21, Sweden
+46 11 18 98 00
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Well located!

The museum shows work life and work. It has exhibitions about the conditions of work, the daily... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
George A
Nicosia, Cyprus
Wasted opportunity

First of all, it's a museum of everything and nothing. Very interesting and honest, but far too... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Lidingo, Sweden
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Laxholmen, Norrkoping 602 21, Sweden
+46 11 18 98 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum shows work life and work. It has exhibitions about the conditions of work, the daily wear and tear of workplaces and the history of work, as well as documenting the history of industrial society. The museum is also known for highlighting gender perspectives...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

First of all, it's a museum of everything and nothing. Very interesting and honest, but far too small exhibition about the end of industrialism in the city and its modern history. A nice, interactive one about future's country, also related to work as the museum's...More

Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Interesting museum that tells, not only the story about the city of Norrköping, since the Industrial age, but also, some interactive parts for kids, about the jobs for the future, recycling and waste. Free admission!

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Nice museum about previous industry with a nice cafe/bar on the ground floor. Entry is free of charge.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The tiny exhibition about Alva CARLSSON in the stairwells of the museum was, for me, the BEST and most interesting exhibition in the museum. Pick up the free leaflet in English at the top of the factory (ride up in huge old Industrial lift) You...More

Thank Lorna K
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I visited the museum but it is not worth to visit. Waste of time. During the visit hours some repairmen working also.

Thank berke_han
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The name Arbetets Museum (Museum of Work) for an institution based in Norrköping, one of the centers of Swedish industrialization, suggests visitor would see exhibitions about industrial work, work conditions, machinery, working class history etc. I was pretty disappointed, however. This is not a museum...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The name is special " the iron" comes from the buildings shape with the falling river on Both sides. It used to be a textile factory with mostly Female staff. No a museum dedicarer to work. Different exibitions. Many very interesting and you Will see...More

Thank Leif S
Reviewed 18 December 2016

It's in the industrial part of the city, or at least really close to it, and it's one of the best-looking attractions. I didn't have time to check much of the exhibits but the outside area really looks nice.

Thank Damir B
Reviewed 10 November 2016

great museum. Interesting stuff. Café lets the place down -- staff seemed distracted and a bit unfreindly

Thank Jax W
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