The woman from österöd

Her skeleton is one of the oldest and most complete found in Scandinavia. Now, she is on display at the Gothenburg City Museum for a limited time. Learn about her story here.

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till och med 21 jan 2024

tomte art

From Ernst Billgren to Helena Blomqvist

As an annual Christmas greeting to the people of Gothenburg, the Göteborgs-Posten has since 1996 allowed a Swedish artist to interpret the Swedish tomte. Now, for the first time, the 28 artworks are being exhibited together in a collective exhibition.

In collaboration with Göteborgs-posten.

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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