Västerbotten Museum

Umeå, Sweden

Västerbotten Museum is one of the most popular county museums in Sweden. The permanent exhibitions trace human history in Västerbotten through the centuries, from prehistoric times to the present day. There is also lots of information on the native Sami people and their culture. There is a shop here where you can pick up a souvenir. The museum is located at Gammlia, where you’ll also find a lively open-air museum, an art museum, a seafaring museum and a ski museum.



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Floflo Eriksson (21 months ago)
A place to see in Umeå..nice to see lot of things about rock carvings and how people lived in Västerbotten region.And the entrance is free..and it's kids friendly museum also..
Beverly Zubot (2 years ago)
Unique Nordic ski museum with skis through time, including a 5,000 year old ski.
Akhilesh K Yadav (2 years ago)
Nice place close to most of the residential areas. You can have a view how the Sami people were managing in grand old days, something about old clothing, fabrics. You can also access a nice cafeteria and a nice little forest to walk around.
John Nachilly (2 years ago)
Possibly the best ski collection anywhere! Love the skiing history and the restored buildings. Best museum value (free admission) we came across on our Scandinavia trip.
Chris Torres (2 years ago)
Big area with lots of old buildings. The museum itself had a variety of difderent exhibits & plenty of information. You could spend a good couple hours here. Worth the visit.
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