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City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum)

12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
+46 31 61 27 70
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Okay, but not as good as I wanted it to be

Very hit and miss - some sections were very interesting, but the more recent history was quite... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
travels_ahoy
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London, United Kingdom
Come with children

It is comfortable with baby carriage take an elevator and enjoy playing at the children's room... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maryna S
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12 Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg 411 14, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very hit and miss - some sections were very interesting, but the more recent history was quite boring and very dry. In the 'earlier' section it kept flitting between facts and myths with no clear differentiation which I felt was a bit confusing.

Thank travels_ahoy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is comfortable with baby carriage take an elevator and enjoy playing at the children's room. Specially in rainy weather it works perfect.

Thank Maryna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very disappointed to find that the museum was closed on A Monday in the height of the tourist season end June. We we're here Sunday and Monday and were really looking forward to going - can understand Sunday but Monday as well... Whilst we tried...More

Thank bluehat64
Reviewed 21 May 2017

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 15 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 2 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

1  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
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