Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Umeå

Västerbottens Museum

The star of the Gammlia museum complex, the engrossing Västerbottens Museum traces the history of the province from prehistoric times to today. Exhibitions include an enormous ski-through-the ages collection starrin…
Top Choice Museum in Umeå

Guitars – The Museum

If you're into the six-string, then this result of two brothers' lifelong hobby, a huge collection of vintage guitars, is for you. Want to see a 1959 Les Paul Standard, identical to the one on which Keith Richards p…
Top Choice Animal Sanctuary in Umeå

Älgens Hus

This moose park, 70km west of Umeå along Rte 92, near Bjurholm, is your chance to meet the (tame) King of the Forest face to face. In Swedish, these are elk, but English-speakers know these giants as moose. There's …
Sculpture in Umeå

Umedalens Skulpturpark

For more than two decades, eminent Swedish and international artists have exhibited their works in Umedalsparken, 5km west of the centre. Through those years, Balticgruppen, the owner of the compound, has purchased …
Museum in Umeå

Friluftsmuséet

Part of the Gammlia museum complex, this open-air historic village presents ye olde church, a smokehouse, a windmill, a 17th-century gatehouse and traditional Sami dwellings. Decked out in period costume, staff demo…
Gallery in Umeå

Bildmuséet

Close to the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, this state-of-the-art modern art museum is part of Umeå University, housed in an acclaimed building at the Umeå Arts Campus by the shores of the Umeälven river. It produces an…
Museum in Umeå

Fiske och Sjöfartsmuseum

Nautically themed displays at this small maritime museum – part of the Gammlia museum complex – focus on the history of seal hunting in the Arctic. There are several fishing craft on display, as well as a tug boat t…