12 000 years of
dramatic history

Free Admission 20 april

Museum Day!

What about sharks in a living coral reef at the Maritime Museum and Aquarium? Masterpieces by Rembrandt and Picasso at the Gothenburg Museum of Art? Unique mosaics from the mythical Babylon at the Röhsska museum? Or perhaps a meeting with Scandinavia’s oldest skeleton here at the Museum of Gothenburg?

Explore all the museums on Saturday April 20th.

14 APRIL 2024 – 5 JAN 2025


The exhibition takes us back to a Gothenburg of the 20th century, offering glimpses of places that have strongly influenced the city’s history.

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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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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.

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