join us on a guided city tour

Put on your walking shoes and join us on a journey through Gothenburg’s old fortifications, walls, streets, and redoubts – and discover four centuries of remarkable and exciting stories and life destinies.

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What’s on


What do you give to a city that has everything? Check out Gothenburg’s anniversary gifts at the museum this summer! JUNE 3 2023 – DECEMBER 2023

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the thing about gothenburg

In our permanent exhibition about 20th century in Gothenburg, you get to revel in our most beloved, hated and iconic Gothenburg objects and discover new sides of the city. Check out some of the most intriguing objects from our collections like the first Volvo car and a New World sea chest that crossed an ocean.

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celebrate 400 years of Gothenburg!

highlights from 400 years

Read about iconic objects in our four permanent exhibitions about Gothenburg’s history.

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explore our cultural-historical collections

Photos, letters, diaries, interviews and newspaper clippings, as well as books and magazines. All this material is gathered in the museum collection and archives.

Take me to the collections & Archives