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By Becky Ohlsen, K. Lundgren, Anna Kaminsky

Frozen wastelands, comfortable cottages, virgin woodland, rocky islands, reindeer herders and Viking lore—Sweden has all this, and mad variety, too –Becky Ohlsen, Lonely Planet Writer

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Goteborg. se; Karl Johansgatan 1-3; adult/under 25yr Skr40/free; 10am-5pm Tue-Sun, to 8pm Wed) the most museum of maritime background is Sjöfartsmuseet, through Stigbergstorget approximately 2km west of the town centre. Tram three, nine or eleven gets you there. the gathering contains version ships, cannons, a ship’s scientific room and a wide selection of figureheads, equivalent to the vicious-looking Vinthunden from the frigate with a similar identify. The hooked up aquarium (included within the access expense) wriggles with Nordic marine lifestyles. open air, the Sjömanstornet (Mariner’s Tower), crowned by way of a statue of a grieving lady, commemorates Swedish sailors killed in WWI. Naturhistoriska Museet MUSEUM (www. gnm. se; Slottsskogsparken; adult/under 25yr Skr40/free; 11am-5pm Tue-Sun) The average heritage Museum comprises the world’s in basic terms filled blue whale. within the lead-up to Christmas, viewers are sometimes allowed to step within its mouth for that Jonah feeling. If a little dated, this can be a powerful natural-history museum, with an total assortment spanning 10 million specimens of flora and fauna from all over the world. To get there, take tram 1 or 6. Universeum MUSEUM (www. universeum. se; Södra Vägen 50; adult/3-16yr/family Skr160/99/475; 10am-8pm overdue Jun–Aug, to 6pm Sep–late Jun) The striking Universeum is a most sensible spot for households and nature fiends. A funicular takes you to the pinnacle of an indoor mountain, from the place you stick with the process a Scandinavian flow down via rivers and lakes to the ocean – shark tunnel ahoy! issues take a tropical flip within the soaking up rainforest: birds and butterflies flitter, whereas more-gruesome denizens stay in Piranha River, Caiman Creek, Anaconda Swamp and Stingray Lagoon. while you’re performed, move button loopy with the beautifully enjoyable, hands-on technology exhibitions, the place issues variety from nanotechnology and area go back and forth to blending tune. Röhsska Museet MUSEUM (www. designmuseum. se; Vasagatan 37-39; adult/under 25yr Skr40/free; noon-8pm Tue, noon-5pm Wed-Fri, 11am-5pm Sat & sunlight) clean Röhsska Museet is Sweden’s in simple terms paintings and layout museum. Exhibitions cleverly distinction the vintage and the innovative, even if it’s Josef Frank and Bruno Mathsson furnishings or 18th-century porcelain and Scandi-cool coat-stands. jap treasures comprise chinese language sculptures and jap theatre mask, whereas the museum’s burgeoning style assortment spans high fashion to ’80s politicised T-shirts. transitority exhibitions usually favour the offbeat – cocktail robes and add-ons or ‘conversation pieces’. Varldskulturmuseet MUSEUM (Museum of global tradition; www. varldskulturmuseet. se; Södra Vägen fifty four; adult/under 21yr Skr40/free; noon-5pm Tue & Fri-Sun, to 9pm Wed & Thu) In a extraordinary development through London-based architects Cécile Brisac and Edgar Gonzalez, the enlightened Varldskulturmuseet sees ethnography, artwork and worldwide politics collide in immersive multimedia exhibitions. contemporary topics have incorporated indicates on threats to human lifestyles and what makes humans go back and forth. Nya Älvsborgs Fästning fortress on the mouth of the Göta älv, squat purple Elfsborgs citadel has had a gripping historical past.

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