Lund Historical Museum

Lund, Sweden

The Historical museum in Lund, founded in 1805, is the second largest archaeological museum in Sweden. Its collections contain among other things Kilian Stobaeus' Cabinet of Curiosities from the 18th century, thousands of finds from the excavations of the Iron Age city of Uppåkra and numerous artefacts from the Scanian Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages. The museum also has the second largest coin collection in the country, a large department of medieval church art and artefacts from Classical Antiquity.



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Kraftstorg 1, Lund, Sweden
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Founded: 1805
Category: Museums in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Sweden)

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Lucie Perez (4 months ago)
The museum is small but there is real work on the exhibitions, especially on the ground floor with the history of Lund University. Upstairs, the collection of wooden religious art is impressive. You will be warmly welcome at the entrance. I look forward to seeing the next exhibition!
Charlotte Katakuri (5 months ago)
Absolutely amazing place! Many artefacts and statues! This is a lovely place?
Sara Jørgensen (8 months ago)
When we visited the museum it was free to enter where we were greeted by super friendly staff at the entrance. It's really cool that you can experience so many different time periods in the same place - and at the same time also have the opportunity to get to know the Swedish, Scanian and Scandinavian culture better.
Mukhtar Ahmed Sayyed (2 years ago)
A good museum to visit for those who have interest in history. A handbook is available at the entrance in Swedish as well as English explaining the floor plans of the museum. Also the staff at the reception is very helpfull. There are many relics from the stone age, iron age as well as the Viking era. It has also a good collection from after the AD as well as Before Christ. Also they have section with coins from different centuries. They have lockers and a shop on the ground floor. Also the lift is one of the oldest in Skane
Henrik Areskoug (4 years ago)
Surprisingly large collection from a vast span of time and place tucked into such a modestly sized, but historically relevant building. While there are artifacts from both Egypt and the South Pacific, the focus is clearly on Scandinavia and southern Sweden in particular. Only a relatively small subset of the exhibits have English labels so non-Swedish speakers have to put in a bit more effort. Worth a visit if you're interested in local history, read Swedish and have keen eyesight for some dimly lit signs.
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