Västerås attractions

Top Choice Museum in Västerås

Karlsgatan 2

Comprising the former Västmanland Länsmuseum (county museum) and Västerås Konstmuseum (art gallery) in a re-imagined industrial block near Centralstation, Karlsgatan 2 packs a punch. The county museum is presented i…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Västerås

Anundshög

Västerås is surrounded by pre-Christian sites. The most interesting and extensive is Anundshög, the biggest tumulus (burial ground) in Sweden, 9km northeast of the city. You can get the bus 12 to Bjurhovda, from whe…
Church in Västerås

Västerås domkyrka

The fine brick-built Domkyrka was begun in the 12th century, although most of what you see today is late-14th-century work. It contains carved floor slabs, six altarpieces and the marble sarcophagus of King Erik XIV…
Museum in Västerås

Vallby Friluftsmuseum

Vallby Friluftsmuseum, off Vallbyleden near the E18 interchange, 2km northwest of the city, is home to an extensive open-air collection of traditional huts and cottages. Among the 40-odd buildings, there’s an intere…
Castle in Västerås

Fiholms Slott

This Dutch-French Renaissance-styled castle was completed around 1630. Private tours (price on application) can be booked for small groups, but otherwise, you'll have to settle for wandering around the beautifully m…