City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum), Gothenburg

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Established in 1861, City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum) takes visitors through West Sweden's history from the Viking Age to the present day. The cultural museum sits inside the 18th-century East India House, and an exhibit details the evolution of the company. Artifacts include Viking coins, jewelry, tools, a ship, and an original key to the city gates. Be aware that although displays are very informative and interesting, there is little English signage. The site does offer guided tours, a playroom for children, and a cafe. Work out when and for how long to visit City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum) and other Gothenburg attractions using our handy Gothenburg trip maker website .
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  • Göteborgs Stadsmuseum is situated right downtown, on Norra Hamngatan, an easy walk from any other city landmark ! It has a very friendly staff, a café, free lockers and bathrooms, a great children’s p...  more »
  • We really liked the historical reconstruction of the Viking Age city of which there is the only Swedish ship. If lovers of history is very valid!
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  • Really wonderful little museum. Was fascinating to read about the beginnings of people living in the area, the formation of the town, its inspiration and so much more. It’s well laid out and extremely reasonable (£10 for two tickets!). Was expecting something that would take up and hour but it took up almost half the day. Was a pleasure to visit and I would highly recommend it.
  • Interesting experience but uneven exhibition quality. The history of Gothenburg was well presented for all ages. The Viking exhibition was poorly lit and uneventful which in regards to the topic at hand it should not be. Nice cafeteria with decent prizes.
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