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Umedalen Skulptur

34 Aktrisgraend, Umea 903 64, Sweden
+46 90 14 49 90
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Not worth the trip from town

Whereas the neighbourhood seems to be a very pleasant one to live in, the art installations... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Lidingo, Sweden
via mobile
Under construction when we went

The location is a campus of a former psychiatric hospital and has been converted into housing and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
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“snow” (3 reviews)
34 Aktrisgraend, Umea 903 64, Sweden
+46 90 14 49 90
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Whereas the neighbourhood seems to be a very pleasant one to live in, the art installations scattered around it didn't gain my appreciation. Easily accessible by bus #1, but not worth the time and effort.

Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The location is a campus of a former psychiatric hospital and has been converted into housing and small business offices. The sculptures are scattered throughout the campus and many of them you really need to look for (think scavenger hunt). There is no fee and...More

Thank khoward67
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Easy to rech even with public tranport, may be also for a pic-nic. All kind of big sculptures made by international artists

Thank Anders R
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Well, it's a sculpture park, so outdoors, and some sculptures will be different in winter. They are spread out in the area of the old mental hospital, now school and old people's home. A map helps but just walking about one would still find most...More

Thank GeiriiHrauni
Reviewed 22 June 2017

this park is placed on a big area. it is not really transparent where the sculptures are, where you can find which sculpture. the parking in this area is not for free. you have to run and the seach and do not know if you...More

Thank EugenMartel
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This sculpture park is situated in a park area that previously belonged to the old mental hospital Umedalen i e means translated "The Umeå valley", in the western part of Umeå, northern Sweden. The sculpture park should be visited during the snow-free period, to be...More

1  Thank agnetamattssonvhm
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Some of the artwork is thought provoking, some unusual, some ridiculous and one item in particular is rubbish – literally it is rubbish in fibreglass! I would suggest that anyone wanting to visit the park picks up the free brochure, with map, from the tourist...More

Thank UKD123
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We got the bus out here (remember - card payments only on the buses!) and were a bit confused as to where the park was. It's not well mapped/signed, so we wandered about a bit and found one or two sculptures (although some could equally...More

Thank Georgina P
Reviewed 5 February 2016

I love the concept of art in and around everyday life. The art is spread around in a large area, a school and homes also reside here. A map can be found at one of the local art sellars on the outskirts of the park,...More

Thank Tegan3689
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Not really necessary to get out of the town to get there. There are some sculptures but it is not great.

Thank Laura F
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