See the results of more than 500 years of collecting artifacts, ranging from Egyptian mummies and Viking weapons to scientific instruments at Museum Gustavianum. The museum is attached to the Uppsala University and located inside one of its former main buildings, named after King Gustav Adolph, who donated the funds for its construction. Browse the rich collection of coins, artworks, and archeological findings, and don't miss the chance to visit the world's second-oldest anatomical theater in the museum's dome. If you like gazing at the stars, you'll be particularly impressed by the collection of telescopes and other astronomical mechanisms. The museum is fully accessible to visitors with movement and hearing difficulties. Guided tours in English are available on the weekends and are included in the admission fee. Plan to see Museum Gustavianum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Uppsala route planner.
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It is not that big, but if you take the time to read the story of each item and have around one hour to spend, that's the place. more »
If you are in academics/science, you must visit this museum if you are in Uppsala. This is free for Uppsala University students. You can find amazing findings of world-famous scientists who are an... more »
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