Björklinge Parish Museum

Uppsala, Sweden

The museum, housed in the old vicarage barn, displays machines, tools, and other objects from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries that were made and used in Björklinge. Included is a collection of clothing from the beginning of the 20th century. A number of photo exhibitions show Björklinge from times past to modern times, Björklinge in the 1920s, the church, church-related functions, and the 40-year history of the local historical society. The museum is one of the largest parish museums in Uppland.



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