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The County Museum

Sodra Strandgatan 20, Gavle 801 28, Sweden
+46 26 65 56 00
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Some nice art and a few local exhibits

The top floor holds a varied collection of art by mostly local artists, but also a few works by... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2015
xmats
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Lund, Sweden
A Very Modest Name for a First Rate Collection

Gävle's County Museum is one of the best provincial museums I've seen. Its collection of art... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2015
jan t
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Gävle
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10 Jul 2015
“Some nice art and a few local exhibits”
23 Feb 2015
“A Very Modest Name for a First Rate Collection”
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Sodra Strandgatan 20, Gavle 801 28, Sweden
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+46 26 65 56 00
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

The top floor holds a varied collection of art by mostly local artists, but also a few works by notable Swedish painters (Larsson, Liljefors and others). There are a few exhibitions of local history and of local industry (pottery, weaving Ahlgrens candy). Admission is free,...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2015

Gävle's County Museum is one of the best provincial museums I've seen. Its collection of art extends from the 19th century to the present; it also has an archeological and historical section showing finds from the district and historical reconstructions of rooms and historical documentation...More

1  Thank jan t
Reviewed 22 February 2013

We were surprised at how much this museum has to offer, given that there is no admission fee! Modern and classical art, handcrafts, silver, and a terrific exhibit on changing trends (fashion, interior design, etc). We especially liked the exhibit on Gavle's history as a...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 17 June 2012

If you want to know Gavle and its history you must visit this small local museum. Gavle was a big deal at one time and has a glorious and interesting history. The museum also features some painting by local artists that will help you get...More

Thank TKoTP
Reviewed 14 May 2012

Consists mostly of old paintings and boring exhibition. Where's the history? It's a disgrace.

Thank philmark09
Reviewed 5 May 2012

A place you can return to plenty of times. Nice little museum near town centre. Great selection of Swedish artists, throughout the centuries. A neat exhibition of the designer Gunnar Cyrén.

2  Thank Aili H
Reviewed 2 December 2011

This is a special museum in Gavle. Very fun for the kids and the spaces in the museum is relaxing. The tour guide can speak English and we really longed for it.

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