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Volvo Museum, Gothenburg

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Not just a place for car aficionados, Volvo Museum tells the history of one of Sweden's most internationally recognized brands. This museum houses every Volvo model produced since the 1920s, as well as concept cars and larger vehicles. Learn about the heritage and values of this company in the city where it was created. Aside from historical and modern automobiles, the museum also offers a number of other exhibits, including a display of Volvo founders Gabrielsson's and Larson's joint desk from the early 20th century. Add Volvo Museum and other attractions to your Gothenburg trip itinerary using our Gothenburg trip builder.
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  • A lot of cars showed over the decades of swedish development. Not only cars but also engines, trucks, ships and even more... Also you can extend your visit to the shop where you can find a lot interes...  more »
  • The primary purpose for my visit to Gothenburg was to Visit Volvo for the factory tour and this museum. As a "young" Volvo driver many of the classic cars such as the Amazon I have never seen in perso...  more »
  • The museum itself is a must visit for automobile fan especially Volvo fan. They ve extensive collections of cars inclusive of concept cars, vintage and many more. Their yacht also on display. However,...  more »
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  • Great history. They could do more to make more unique. Very cold customer service skills. The place need maturing.
  • U basically see the history of Volvo from their very first cars and trucks to the modern ones. There are also a good collection of quality clothes and other volvo brand products to buy.
  • Very nice museum. Lots vehicles that made history of automotive industry.
  • A very interresting museum that gives you all the facts about Volvo. A complete array of Volvo vehicles from the earliest to the latest in cars, trucks, buses and marine engines.
  • Great car collection! It also includes trucks, boats and even a fight plane! Everything is in mint condition, but you can not enter inside the cars.

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