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Impressions on health and sickness have evolved over time, which comes across in the museum's exhibition of authentic tools and recreated wards.
In the Aquarium, the whole family can learn about Nordic and tropical waters and their fascinating sea life. The museum also have a playroom, reading lounge and a high-tech navigation simulator.
The Fishing Museum in Hönö Klåva harbour is a popular destination for family trips. Learn more about the history, what the boats looked like back in the day and where they were built.
Events that shaped Gothenburg over the past 400 years.
An armada of 15 museum vessels are gathered here, all in one place. This makes it a great floating-ship experience for the whole family.
Explore a replica of the East Indiaman that sank outside Gothenburg upon the return from China in 1745.
See the world’s only mounted blue whale and a huge African elephant, birds and fish from the entire planet and much more.
The Museum of Mölndal is a cultural history museum located right next to the rapids in the old industrial area Kvarnbyn. The location is just a 15-minute walk from central Mölndal, which you can easily get to by bus, train or tram from Gothenburg.
Hiking the Pilgrimsleden Göta Älv from Gothenburg to Vänersborg is about hiking with history theme. The rich ancient and medieval history is ever-present.
Take a leap into the scary history of the 19th Century Gothenburg and it’s horrifying criminal past at the tours by Crime Walk.
The northern riverbank is an area that for more than 150 years has been characterised by the shipbuilding industry. Today it looks different, and where there once were an industrial landscape, lies green areas, university buildings, street food and much more. The 7-kilometre-long artwalk does not solely focus on art, but also on several other things as well.
Step inside one of Gothenburg's many museums and learn more about everything from arts and culture to nature and maritime history. Pick and choose between impressive collections or plunge into exciting guest performances by international stars.
Trams are part of everyday life in Gothenburg. It is not unusual to see vintage trams running in the streets in the heart of the city. This is thanks to a non-profit organization, Tramway Society Ringlinien (Spårvägssällskapet Ringlinien).
8000 square meters of cars, buses, machines, engines and unique concepts. All by the local car manufacturer Volvo.
See Gothenburg with new eyes - Hear the history behind the buildings, the people and places!
In the middle of Gothenburg's archipelago lies Fotö. The island is busy during the summer and a visit to the cafe with a view over the sea and the boats is an unforgettable experience.
This island in the southern part of the archipelago has around 450 inhabitants and picturesque settlements. Walk around the uninhabited parts of the island to the scenic view at the top of Valen hill or to Kvistevik bathing area.
In the northern part of the archipelago lies Hönö which has a popular marina and a wide range of activities such as scuba diving and kayaking.
The former ship-yard district on the northern banks of the river has been transformed into wide-stretched quays, new residential areas, restaurants, cafés and theatres. Go for a stroll along the water and see some of the newest neighbourhoods in town, while feeling the breeze from the river.
Brännö is a lively island in the southern part of Gothenburgs archipelago with just over 800 inhabitants. Different to the other islands, it has relied on farming, piloting boats and shipping as its main sources of income.
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