Museum of World Culture | Göteborg

Södra Vägen 54, Göteborg
Götaland, Sweden
closed on: Monday
Museum Type: Anthropology / ethnography
Museum World Culture Goteborg

The Museum of Word Culture (Världskulturmuseerna) in Gothenburg is an ethnographic museum whose mission is to present the various cultures of the World in a multidisciplinary way.

Above: an exterior view of the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg; photo Beatrice Törnros; courtesy of Världskulturmuseerna.

The museum was opened in 2004 and is housed in an iconic building, designed by British architectural practice Brisac Gonzalez.
The large museum collections include objects, artworks, documents, and photos from all over the world and are exposed mainly in thematic exhibitions.

The museum develops, through a wide network of relationships with other International institutions, an intense cultural and educational activity, which includes temporary exhibitions, dance performances, concerts, conferences, and educational activities addressed to both children and adults.

Along with the exhibition spaces, the museum includes a research center, a comprehensive library, a 200-seat auditorium, and a restaurant. The Museum of World Culture is fully accessible to people with disabilities.

Museum World Culture Goteborg, interior

An interior view of the museum; photo Ina Marie Winther Åshaug, courtesy of Världskulturmuseerna.


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