Uppland Museum

Uppsala, Sweden

The Upplandsmuseet (Uppland Museum) is the county museum of Uppsala County. The institution is responsible for preservation and conducting research in the area of the cultural history and archaeology of the county, including the city of Uppsala (parts of the historical province of Uppland, from which the museum takes its name, belong to Stockholm County). The permanent exhibition covers subjects such as the history of the city, of Uppsala Cathedral, and of student life at Uppsala University.

The museum is located in the old water mill formerly belonging to the university, the Akademikvarnen ("Academy mill") on the Fyris River in central Uppsala. The exterior of the building was used by Ingmar Bergman for the bishop's house in the film Fanny and Alexander (1982).



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Fyristorg 2, Uppsala, Sweden
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Category: Museums in Sweden


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Albert Ziegler (9 months ago)
Fascinating. My personal favourite was the rune stones, but there's several other really good exhibits, with a strong emphasis on daily life throughout the ages - diet, clothing, even music. Non-Swedish speakers will profit from an instant translator tool like the camera option in the Google Translate app.
Dmytrii Miroshnyk (9 months ago)
Very nice!
David A (2 years ago)
Nice museum free of entry fees. Great place to find out more about the local history of the Uppsala area and the great historical significance of the city.
Clea Rojas (2 years ago)
good for children, all in swedisch
Pierre Moreau-Raquin (2 years ago)
Fantastic atmosphere. Cozy shop on top of that.
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