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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Richard Trierweiler (3 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.
Anisa Borsberry (3 years ago)
Absolutely fantastic place to visit. The glass displays are amazing. Great gift shop and cafe too. Highly recommended.
Mathias Nordvall (3 years ago)
Only had time to see the glas exhibit, a third of the exhibits, but that alone was well worth the visit.
Cedric Mallia (3 years ago)
A very nice insight on the traditional old ways of the Swedish people,particularly the iconic red wooden houses that are so beautiful.
Debora Russo (3 years ago)
Small but cured, particularly interesting for photos exhibitions. Worth visit if you've free time in town and looking for something traditional of Småland! The staff is also very kind and clear.
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