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City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum)

12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
+46 31 61 27 70
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Excellent museum

For a smaller city, this museum was impressive. It is house in the East India Tea Company building... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
carlininwindsor
,
Windsor, Canada
Very informative

For a history buff like me, this was a great visit. Some sections of the Museum were in... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
SamLowery
,
Mazkeret Batya, Israel
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12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a smaller city, this museum was impressive. It is house in the East India Tea Company building. The exhibits were informative and the layout was "jet-lag friendly."

Thank carlininwindsor
Reviewed 1 May 2017

For a history buff like me, this was a great visit. Some sections of the Museum were in construction, so I did not a full overview of the city's history, but the parts that were open were well designed, informative and interesting.

Thank SamLowery
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This museum is found in the former East India Company office building that's not too impressive from the outside, but inside is incredible! The displays are well organized, but many of the English notices on displays cannot be read. The Swedish notice is in dark...More

Thank bestbob
Reviewed 13 April 2017

How amazing was the time spent inside this place, different stories from the beginning until nowadays!

Thank Thiago F
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I learned so much from this visit - even though I do not read Swedish! There is sufficient signage in English to fully understand the information. Very good presentation

Thank tav_mind
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Most local history museums do not have the quantity or quality of items that are on display here. I came expecting to be in and out in an hour but instead spent a good 3 hours.The 4 Euro charge is good for a year and...More

Thank joe s
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I was back at the City Museum to try the new exhibit about the birth of the city. The exhibition makes a good job of introducing the story of western Sweden in the 15th and 16th century, the backdrop for Goteborg creation. Two movies, sounds,...More

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A good place for parents with small kids as it has a play area at the 3rd floor which will keep your little ones engaged. Also the museum is free for adults under 25 and have lot of good collection about Gothenburg history. The museum...More

Thank Preeti1111984
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A small museum but very good collection of household stuff from the 1900 era. You can see this museum in about a half hour

1  Thank Andy R
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Very nice to see Gothenbergs history. The Children screaming wasn't fun. But the Life history is a must see.

Thank TrippingLadies
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