Explore 12,000 years of dramatic history!

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Welcome to the Museum of Gothenburg! We bring history to life through exhibitions, activities
and a vivid collection of local cultural heritage.

Opening hours museum

Monday closed

Tues 10-6 pm
Wed 10-8 pm
Thur 10-6 pm
Fri 10-5 pm
Sat 10-5 pm
Sun 10-5 pm

See alternative opening hours below.

Opening hours shop

Monday closed

Tues, wed and thurs 11-6 pm
Fri 11-5 pm
Sat 11-5 pm
Sun 11-5 pm

Kindly observe that the shop is closed for inventory from wed 4 jan and thur 5 jan.

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The museum is closed: Good Friday, Easter Monday, 1 May, 6 june, Midsummer’s Eve, Midsummer Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s day.

On public holidays where the museum is open and the day before public holidays, the museum closes at 5 pm.

Free admission– Visitors under the age of 20 and students (with ID)

Single entry– Adults 65 SEK (only valid at the museum where the ticket is purchased)

Museum Card
With the Museum Card you have access to our museums throughout the calendar year for the price of 130 SEK. Senior price: 110 SEK (from 63 years, on presentation of identification)

The museum card is valid at The Gothenburg Museum of Art, the Röhsska Museum, the Museum of Gothenburg and the Maritime Museum and Aquarium . The museum card gives a 20% discount on exhibitions with an increased entrance fee. The museum card is a document of value and may only be used by one person.

The museum is cash free.

Lockers
Available in the museum’s foyer where you can lock bags and outerwear.

Wardrobe and toilets
Toilets are available in reception and on each floor. Cloakrooms are available at the reception. Nursing rooms are available at the reception and on level 3 at the Children’s Museum.

Bring your own lunch
There are tables in the foyer and on level 3 in the Children’s Museum, where you can also heat the food.

Covid-19
Even though the restrictions have been removed, we appreciate if you only visit the museum when you are feeling well.

The Museum of Gothenburg is one block in size and three stories high. There is a map of the museum available at the museum’s reception. There are also museum hosts who can show you around the museum. The entire museum is accessible by elevator.

Accessibility database
Museum of Gothenburg is in the accessibility database

On the ground floor there is a cafe, restaurant and shop. You will find the museum’s reception on floor 0, one step down inside the entrance. There you will be met by the museum’s hosts who will be happy to advise you on what you can see and do in the museum.

On level 2 there are permanent exhibitions about Gothenburg’s history. On floor 3 there are exhibitions that are shown for a shorter time and the Children’s Museum.

Toilets are available next to the reception and on each floor. Cloakrooms are available next to the reception. Nursing rooms are available next reception and on level 3 at the Children’s Museum

Premises
All exhibitions can be reached by lift. Higher thresholds have ramps, some lower thresholds lack this. In the entrance there is an accessible toilet and a wheelchair for loan. The stage in the foyer has a ramp. There is Braille outside all toilets and in the lifts. The large auditorium in the museum, the Wallenstam Hall, has an ear loop. Other premises do not have a hearing loop. You can of course bring your assistance dog to the museum!

Foyer and reception
Here you can ask for a floor plan of the house in Swedish and English. There is also a bliss map here. The possibility of sign language interpretation via a dialed sign language interpreter takes place via reception

Questions
If you have questions about accessibility in the museum, you can also contact the hosts at the museum’s reception on 031-368 36 00 or via email stadsmuseum@kultur.goteborg.se

Shop

In the museum’s shop you will find items that tell a story. We collaborate with a number of producers and designers from Gothenburg.

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Restaurant

giardino bistro

A relaxed authentic bistro with food from around the world. The bistro has a carefully prepared selection of different dishes.

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For families

At the Gothenburg City Museum, children and their adults can participate in various activities. In addition, there is the Children’s Museum on the top floor, with a cozy place for meals. Or why not discover 400 years of dramatic history together – through four different exhibitions. Everyone under 20 has free entry!

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