Attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Gothenburg

Konstmuseum

Home to Gothenburg’s premier art collection, Konstmuseet displays works by the French Impressionists, Rubens, Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Picasso; Scandinavian masters such as Bruno Liljefors, Edvard Munch, Anders Zorn …
Top Choice Museum in Gothenburg

Universeum

In what is arguably the best museum for kids in Sweden, you find yourself in the midst of a humid rainforest, complete with trickling water, tropical birds and butterflies flitting through the greenery and tiny marm…
Top Choice Gallery in Gothenburg

Röda Sten Konsthall

Occupying a defunct power station beside Älvsborgsbron (the city's huge western bridge), Röda Sten's four floors are home to such temporary exhibitions as edgy Swedish photography and cross-dressing rap videos by Da…
Museum in Gothenburg

Mölndals Stadsmuseum

Located in an old police station, this museum is like a vast warehouse, with a 10,000-strong collection of local nostalgia ranging from a 17th-century clog to kitchen kitsch and a re-created 1930s worker’s cottage. …
Amusement Park in Gothenburg

Liseberg

The attractions of Liseberg, Scandinavia's largest amusement park, are many and varied. Adrenalin blasts include the venerable wooden roller coaster Balder; its 'explosive' colleague Kanonen, where you’re blasted fr…
Park in Gothenburg

Trädgårdsföreningen

Laid out in 1842, the lush Trädgårdsföreningen is a large protected area off Nya Allén. Full of flowers and tiny cafes, it’s popular for lunchtime escapes and is home to Europe’s largest rosarium, with around 2500 v…
Area in Gothenburg

Haga District

The Haga district is Gothenburg’s oldest suburb, dating back to 1648. A hardcore hippie hang-out in the 1960s and '70s, its cobbled streets and vintage buildings now host a cool blend of cafes, trendy shops and bout…
Museum in Gothenburg

Sjöfartsmuseet

Sjöfartsmuseet focuses on the city's maritime history through an entertaining collection of maps, model ships, recreated sailors' quarters, and period objects. Most compelling is the large darkened hall where you're…
Historic Building in Gothenburg

Kronhuset

The city’s oldest secular building, Kronhuset is a former arsenal built in Dutch style between 1642 and 1654. It was here that Karl X held the disastrous riksdag (parliament) in 1660 – he died while it was in sessio…
Museum in Gothenburg

Maritiman

Near the opera house, the world’s largest floating ship museum is made up of 20 historical crafts, including fishing boats, a light vessel and a firefighter, all linked by walkways. Shin down into the 69m-long subma…