Collections

The museum is full of memories and objects from passed times. We have  photos, letters, furniture, diaries, archaeological finds, newspaper clippings and drawings, cars, clothes and much more. Overall, the collections contain nearly 1 million objects, 2 million images and spans over 12,000 years of history.

ARCHAEOLOGY
Archaeological objects and Swedish prehistory with emphasis on the Stone Age. The museum also has a large amount of literature and archival documents.

CULTURAL HISTORY
The historical collection contains many interesting items: costumes, crafts, musical instruments, furniture, and East Indian porcelain china are some of the specialties.

INDUSTRIAL HISTORY
The industrial history collections include artifacts from the Gothenburg industries. It is also Europe's largest and most complete computor collection.

THEATRE
Theatre collections contain material from the theaters in Gothenburg: play manuscripts, printed programs, posters, photographs, sketches, theater costumes and stage models, as well as a large collection of books on theater, dance and the performing arts in general.

SCHOOL
School collections contain objects from the city's schools: textbooks, desks, school posters, mathematical tools, models and technical apparatus and the occasional skeleton has been saved. More about school collections can be found on www.skolmuseet.se

CONTACT
Faktarummet
+46 (0)31-368 36 50
stadsmuseum@kultur.goteborg.se

VISIT COLLECTIONS
The Collections are located on Polstjärnegatan 8b in Lundby on Hisingen. Here we have our conservation studios where the objects are taken care of. To visit the collections you need to make an appointment, please contact:

Christian Thorén, Curator
christian.thoren@kultur.goteborg.se