Hospital Museum

Vadstena, Sweden

Vadstena Hospital Museum covers the town's hospital tradition. The museum building is an old mental hospital built in 1757. The 16th century Mårten Skinnares House is situated next to the museum and open during guided tours of the museum.

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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Founded: 1757
Category: Museums in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)

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4.4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Jessica Dickson (8 months ago)
I enjoyed the museum and the exhibits on the second floor.
Carina Hagberg (2 years ago)
Better than I had expected. There was a lot to see and it was fun to try on medieval clothes and armour.
Eken (3 years ago)
Interesting museum. It covers the Abbey and the castle that was in the building before it.
Simon Larsson (4 years ago)
This museum completes a visit to the church with exciting history, and is mostly well-presented. The tour is recommended, even though the guide seemed to be some summer job kid.
Janis Urtans (5 years ago)
Good museum, in 2nd floor a lot to see (there is small exhibition in every old dormitory room where most of items have english text too, however for the price I would expcet more, like audio guide.. :)
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