Småland Museum

Växjö, Sweden

Småland Museum is the oldest county museum in Sweden. It opened in the present building in 1885. Permanent exhibitions display the history of Småland from the Stone Ages through the silver treasure of Vikings to 19th and 20th century living style. There is also a glass museum.

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Founded: 1885
Category: Museums in Sweden
Historical period: Union with Norway and Modernization (Sweden)

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4.2/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Vincent Jansen (4 months ago)
Did not visit museum. Nice garden, spend sometime to look at the old houses & buildings. And brush up your swedish, no english explanation to be found :)
Evan Landman (7 months ago)
Very cool museum charting the history of glass manufacturing and art in the region. Incredible array of both production pieces and artworks, attached to a second museum or local history.
Balasubramanian Pattabiraman (12 months ago)
We can enjoy lot of great glass work. Also we shall know about Swedish history
Yolanda Komen (4 years ago)
An interesting walk through time. A lot of glass artifacts from several centuries 1700....onwards. It would be wonder ful to have someone who still does glass blowing to be there to show how it is done. The Emigration museum is also very interesting and part of the same building.
Richard Trierweiler (5 years ago)
Friendly staff. Clean restrooms. They Have a restaurant on site, although it was closed on Sunday. The have a bunch of glass exhibits on the history of glass but also on it making and a bunch of modern glass art pieces. They also have a few exhibits on the history of the area and your ticket will get you into the immigrant museum down the street. The town has a quiet, yet active vibe.
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