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Gothenburg: The New City

Gothenburg: The New City - Gothenburg, Sweden
Gothenburg: The New City
Norra Hamngatan 12, Gothenburg, Sweden 411 14Map
+46 31 368 36 00
Neighborhood: Inside Vallgraven (the moat)

Gothenburg: The New City gives visitors a chance to learn about the history and culture of Gothenburg from the time of its creation in 1621. This permanent exhibit features a variety of objects from when the city was new, and includes such varied artifacts as ceramics, glasswork, household items and more.

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Gothenburg: The New City General Information
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Korsvägen
  • Venue Description:
    Stadsmuseet is housed in a building commissioned by the Swedish East India Company in the eighteenth century. This museum of cultural history has collections of items gathered from Gothenburg as well as the rest of the world, from a wide variety of eras. On the last Sunday in every month between January and May, the museum organizes special family displays at 12:15p and 2p. In the spring, many of the Vetenskapsfestivalen (International Science Festival) events take place here.
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