The museums at Götaplatsen

At the square Götaplatsen, you’ll find not one but three museums! Göteborgs Konsthall is Gothenburg’s main hub for contemporary art, the Gothenburg Museum of Art has an amazing collection of Nordic masters, and at Hasselblad Center you’ll always find excellent photo exhibitions. 

The City Museum of Gothenburg

The City Museum of Gothenburg has a unique home - the Swedish East India Company building from the 1750s. Our exhibitions tells the story of Gothenburg from prehistoric times to the present day - a trip through 12,000 years of history!

Röhsska Museum of Design and Craft

The Röhsska Museum is the only museum in Sweden specialized in design and craft since 1916. Historic and contemporary design and craft is presented in the exhibitions. This summer, you can enjoy the travelling exhibition Katja of Sweden, where the Röhsska Museum shines a spotlight on a fashion brand that has achieved international success, while showing the wealth of fabric patterns they have created together with prominent textile artists.

The Museum of World Culture

After closing during the spring to make adjustements for a safe reopening, the Museum of World Culture is once again open, and admission is free as usual. Why not take a peek at the exhibition ”Last night in Sweden”, a reaction to the statement made by Donald Trump back in 2017, featuring everyday events around Sweden captured by some of the best photographers in the country. 

Naturhistoriska museet

The nature is full of wonders! At the Gothenburg Natural History Museum you can discover all most everything between heaven and earth – here you’ll find everything from ancient fossils, exciting dinosaur skeletons and the most beautiful butterflies - but also the occasional leech. Free admission

The East Indiaman Götheborg 

Explore a replica of the East Indiaman that sank outside Gothenburg upon the return from China in 1745. In 2020, there are guided tours every day from July 2 to August 16. The ship is docked at Eriksberg, on the north side of the river Göta Älv. 

Alfie Atkins’ Cultural Centre 

Alfie Atkins’ Cultural Centre is the perfect place for children to play, get up to mischief, climb and discover a building full of fascinating things. You’ll need to prebook your visit to Alfie Atkins’ Cultural Centre, you can do that on their website

Universeum Science Centre

Did you know that Gothenburg has a rain forest? It’s located at Universeum, and it’s open this summer! Stop by and say hello to tucans, slow lorises, snakes and sharks. There are a limited number of tickets for each time slot, pre booking is recommended to ensure you get your spot.