Falsterbo Museum displays the history of Falsterbo and southern Scania. The exhibitions include artefacts, models and interiors from the Stone Age to the 20th century. The 13th and 14th centuries were the heyday of Falsterbo area and this is particularly highlighted in the museum.



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Mi Roubert (46 days ago)
Det är en riktig pärla. En guidad visning med muséeföreningens ordföranden var kolossalt givande. Han berättade saker som var helt okända för oss trots att vi bott här länge. TACK!
Gunilla De Geer (2 months ago)
Jättetrevligt museum med olika avdelningar - skola från förr, djur o natur, sjöfart, tåghistoria, golfhistoria i Falsterbo, äldre historia från platsen, gammal affär, gammal fotoatelje m gamla foton, arkitektritade hus i Falsterbo mm. Mycket väl värt ett besök! Vi var två föräldrar o en 14-åring.
Erik Kähler (3 months ago)
Inne på museet berättas det om falsterbo halvöns historia. Inne på kiosken serveras det god glass och fika, personalen är väldigt effektiv och trevlig
TheLitensvart (2 years ago)
Daniel Johnsson (3 years ago)
Härligt museum men tyvärr hade kiosk-ägarna inte öppet. Man stänger visst så fort sommargästerna lämnar. Synd för många ville äta glass när det var 26 grader i augusti.
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