Varldskulturmuseet (Museum of World Culture), Gothenburg

Varldskulturmuseet (Museum of World Culture), Gothenburg (must see)

The Museum of World Culture opened in Gothenburg in 2004. Its aim is to interpret the subject of world culture in an interdisciplinary way. The museum is located next to the Universeum Science Center and the amusement park Liseberg, close to Korsvägen. The cement and glass building is graceful, compact and modern. Its four-story glass atrium looks out on the mountains and woods. The exhibition halls are in the closed part of the building, facing Södra Vägen road. The upper floors hang freely five meters over a footpath. A 43 meter long section of a display window provides passersby with a view straight into the largest exhibition hall. The architects behind the museum, who were chosen through an international competition, are the French-Cuban-English couple Cécile Brisac and Edgar Gonzalez of Brisac Gonzalez Architects.

Operation Hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 11 am- 5 pm; Wednesday till 8pm.
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Sight Name: Varldskulturmuseet (Museum of World Culture)
Sight Location: Gothenburg, Sweden (See walking tours in Gothenburg)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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