Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Växjö

Smålands Museum

Among the varied exhibits at Sweden's oldest provincial museum is a truly stunning exhibition about the country’s 500-year-old glass industry, with objects spanning medieval goblets to cutting-edge contemporary scul…
Top Choice Museum in Växjö

Utvandrarnas Hus

Boasts engrossing displays on the emigration of more than one million Swedes to America (1850–1930) and includes a replica of Vilhelm Moberg’s office and original manuscripts of his famous emigration novels. Entry p…
Museum in Växjö

Växjö Konsthall

Växjö's art gallery showcases contemporary work by local and national artists; expect anything from minimalist ceramics to mixed-media installations.
Ruins in Växjö

Kronobergs Slott

In 1542, Småland rebel Nils Dacke spent Christmas in Kronobergs Slott, now a ruin. The 14th-century castle is on a small island (reached by footbridge) in Helgasjön, about 8km north of Vaxjö. Boat trips on S/S Thor,…
Church in Växjö

Växjö domkyrka

Looking like an ode to Pippi Longstocking, the bizarre domkyrka has been struck by lightning and repeatedly ravaged by fire – the latest renovation was in 1995. Inside is a fine 15th-century altar and a whimsical co…