Goteborgs Stadsmuseum

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  • Address: Norra Hamngatan 12, 411 14 Goteborg, Sweden, Gothenburg
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +46-313683600
  • Ticket Price: 40 SEK
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Museums, History Museums, Play Ground, Historical Site, Cafe, Family And Kids

Without knowing the history of the place you are about to visit, it will be an incomplete journey. It is the story of a city’s past that makes its present interesting. The story of Gothenburg city is told by its travel destinations and the story of its antiquity and its present is mostly conveyed through the City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum).

The museum has cafeterias, playroom for children within its enclosed area. Situated at the centre of Gothenburg amidst the magnificence of Swedish East India Company’s large office, the museum brings the essence of 18trh century to the time of now. To display the past stories of Gothenburg, a permanent exhibition has been set up and this exhibition covers the fascinating 12,000 year old history of the place.  The museum offers the chance to see the Äskekärrsskeppet, the only remaining ship of the Viking era. This ship is of immense interest among the tourists as it is the only ship in the world having the runic inscriptions in it. The museum enhances knowledge of the history of the place. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Gothenburg itinerary 1 day.

  • Goteborg Brunnsparken 

  • Fiskekrogen i Goteborg AB
  • The golden days
  • Magnus & Magnus

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  • Goteborgs Stadsmuseum Address: Norra Hamngatan 12, 411 14 Goteborg, Sweden, Gothenburg
  • Goteborgs Stadsmuseum Contact Number: +46-313683600
  • Goteborgs Stadsmuseum Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Goteborgs Stadsmuseum Price: 40 SEK
  • Best time to visit Goteborgs Stadsmuseum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
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  • 69.99% of people who visit Gothenburg include Goteborgs Stadsmuseum in their plan

  • 35.34% of people start their Goteborgs Stadsmuseum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Goteborgs Stadsmuseum

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

87.61% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Goteborgs Stadsmuseum

People normally club together Haga and Fish Church while planning their visit to Goteborgs Stadsmuseum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Best museum I have ever seen !!! It tells you about the story of Gothenburg so it is very instructive. The museum is really well organized with a tour from prehistoric roots, vikings and then 1700 and 1800. The tour is quite easy to follow. It makes you want to learn. It is truly interactive. You have a lot of explanations. You can touch the textiles, hear the musics. It is perfect for all ages. I just loved it ! And the building is really nice. Plus it is free for under 25 so if you just want to heat from the cold outside and go to the toilets I recommand making a short detour by this museum !

  • Surprisingly this was a great museum. There were some great pieces of artwork and sculptures to look at. I went in the middle of winter so the museum was not very busy and it was good just to wall around and not having to push around. I would assume during summer and spring this museum would be busy. If you are in Gothenburg definitely check this museum out.

  • Extremely well made museum in which the entire Gothenburg history is presented, from the first people who stepped in on the land up until current days. What I liked most about the museum was the medieval section because it was extremely interactive, from sound to air being blown and the entire decor. You could also use headsets to listen to what people were saying on the streets on a section called "Gossip village", but you did have to know Swedish to understand what they were saying. What is also cool is that if you are under 25, you can get in for free. Unfortunately, I wasn't, but I paid 10 euros for the three main museums of the city under an annual pass. I didn't get to visit them all, but I hope to return soon.

  • Not knowing much of Swedish history, this museum was a great way to learn something new. The exhibits are fascinating, and I especially enjoyed the Viking ship and all the related artefacts. The timelines helped me to fit the Swedish picture into the history that I do know. I think this museum is essential for any visitor to the city. The good cafe makes it possible to spend a whole day there

  • Really nice museum with a detailed description and depiction of Gothenburg’s early days and history. Did not manage to make it to the special exhibition, definitely recommend more than 1.5h there. Entrance for youth under the age of 25 is free.

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