Wadköping Open Air Museum

Örebro, Sweden

Wadköping open-air museum with its wooden buildings and courtyards gives an idea of what Örebro's buildings and city environment used to look like. Wadköping has been located here since its opening in 1965 and comprises buildings and courtyards moved here from central Örebro. A town street runs through the middle of Wadköping with buildings on either side. One side, with its low-proportioned, red-painted buildings depicts 17th, 18th and early 19th century buildings, while the other side shows Örebro´s city environment after the great fire of 1854.

Nowadays the buildings in Wadköping are home to shops, craft workshops, museums and exhibition venues. The area is open all year round admission free.



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Founded: 1965
Category: Museums in Sweden
Historical period: Modern and Nonaligned State (Sweden)

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David Winther (12 months ago)
Excellent pittoresque living museum.
Pooya Sahandifar (16 months ago)
It is fantastic experience to walk inside buildings which built around 1700 and see how they lived back then.
Алия Валеева (16 months ago)
Nice place for a walk!
Paul Dunford (16 months ago)
It's free (including the historical information / room displays), nice buildings, some good shops, nice spot on the river, nice walk through the park from the castle to get there.
Marian Cincar (2 years ago)
Nice place close to centre of Örebro. Not so big, but full of people and lot of little shops. Beautifull atmosphere in this place. I was lucky I was there during the Christmas and it was lovely
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