Photo credit: Hans Thorwid/Nationalmuseum
Three historical museums for lovers of classic and modern art, design and furniture
If art, design, fashion and furniture is on your list, here are three history museums in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Älmhult that are well worth a visit.
Last updated 05 August 2021
Exterior of Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
Experience the extensive design collections at Nationalmuseum - which is the national museum of art and design, located in Stockholm.
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Nationalmuseum in Stockholm
The crown jewel of Sweden’s art museums is the iconic Nationalmuseum in the capital of Stockholm. Since its establishment in 1866, it has served as a premier setting for masterworks in painting, sculpture, art and design dating from the 1500s to the 1900s.Nationalmuseum in Stockholm
The Röhsska museum in Gothenburg.
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The Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg
Design surrounds us all and influences our daily lives. Gothenburg’s Röhsska Museum highlights people and perspectives focusing on the many varied concepts of design, craft and society in general.The Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg
IKEA Museum, Småland
The IKEA museum in Älmhult, Småland, tells the story of Sweden's famous home furnishing brand.
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IKEA Museum in Älmhult
Ingvar Kamprad’s idea of making good design affordable for many people grew from being a small mail order company in the forests of Småland to the global phenomenon that is IKEA. Few furniture companies are popular enough to have their own dedicated museum.IKEA Museum in Älmhult
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