Arts & Culture


Arts & Culture

Leksand culture museum

Leksand is been introduced thought exhibits of national paintings, costumes and slide shows of this district. The museum also has a library.

Address: Kyrkallen, Box 303

Tel: +46 247 80 245

Fax: +46 247 12 940


Open hours: Tuesday to Friday11:00 to 16:00 Saturday11:00 to 14:00 June 26th to August 14th Sunday to 4pm. June 27th to August 12th Monday to Friday11am to 5pm July2 Sunday to August 13th Saturday11:00 to 4pm

Closing days: Monday (except June 26th to August 14th)

Entrance fee: 20Kr (Summer only)

Värmlands Museum

The museum consists of the old museum built in 1929 and the new museum in 1998. The old museum is always open to the public and introduces the history of the Värmland District from the ice age up until now. The new museum is for special exhibits and hosts workshops and lectures.

Address: Sandgrundsudden Box 335, S-651 08 Karlstad

Tel: +46 8 54-14 31 00

Fax: +46 8 54-14 31 98



The Smaland Museum

The Småland Museum, designed to display the history and culture of the Småland District, has a glass museum and it introduces the historical background and the features of each of the glass factories. There is also an immigration museum showing the hopes and dreams of the people who left for America in the 19th century.


Mora, located on the northern shore of the Siljan Lake, is the central town of Darlana. The men of Mora in 1520 answered the call of King Gustav Vasa to fight the war of Denmark. To commemorate this, a cross-country ski competition known as the "Vasa Loppet"is held here every winter.


Darlanas Museum

A wide range of national costumes, handicrafts and paintings of the Darlana District are on display. The study room of the author Selma Lagerlof, author of "The Wonderful Adventures of Nils" and a resident of Falun for 26 years, has also been recreated for display.

Address: Stigaregtan 2-4, Falun

Tel: +46 23 76 55 00

Fax: +46 23 283 58


Carl Larssonsgården

The house where Carl Larssonsgården spent the last years of his life is a 30 minute bus drive from Falun. Larssonsgården was a painter who used family as a motif and painted bright pastoral paintings, popular also in Japan. In the Carl Larssonsgården mansion it is possible to see the interior and his work as it was.

Address: Carl Larsson-garden SE-790 15 Sundborn

Tel: +46 23 600 53

Fax: +46 23 606 53


Zornmuseet museuem / Zorngarden mansion

Famous for his healthy women portraits, Swedish painter Anderz Zorn's water colour paintings, etchings and oil paintings are on display here Beside the museum is Zorn's mansion which is open for public view.

Address: Vasagatan 36, 79221 Mora

Tel: +46 250-59 23 10

Fax: +46 250-59 23 10



The Nobel Museum in Karlskoga

The Alfred Nobel museum in Karlskoga is on the outskirts of Karlstad. The house where he spent the latter part of his life is also located here, and you can view his research work.

Address: 691 33 Karlskoga

Tel: +46 586 834 94

Fax: +46 586 352 20



Rattviks open-air museum

A collection of Rattvik houses, regions characteristic paintings and fabrics.

Address: 79532 Rattvik

Tel: +46 248 51 445 /

Info: +46 248 13 789

Open hours: June 23rd to August 10th 11:00 to 17:00

Entrance fee: 40Kr


A park displaying the historical buildings of the Varmland District. Apart from the exhibitions of interesting structures of windmills and water wills, inside the park there is a small zoo and a tower for bird watching. The walking paths are well maintained.

Address: 651 84 Karlstad

Tel: +46 54-29 69 90

Fax: +46 54-29 69 95



There is a workshop where you can see the production progress of the local specialty woodcraft and Darlana horses.

Nils Olsson Hemslöjd AB At the work shop you can see the making of the “Darlana horses”, and there is also a shop where they can be purchased.



Leksands Hembygdsgardar

An open-air museum exhibiting wood structures of every century. Guided tours available.

Address: Kyrkallen, Box 303

Tel: +46 73 566 80 21

Fax: +46 247 10 656


Open hours: June 22nd to August 7th 12:00 to 16:00 Closing days: August 8th to June21st

Entrance fee: 20kr


A town that grew from the copper mines. This town's mining history dates back to the Viking age and it is said to be one of the largest mines in the world. The copper mine was registered as a World Heritage site in 2001.