Uppsala universitet Museum Gustavianum, Uppsala
(4.4/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
See the results of more than 500 years of collecting artifacts, ranging from Egyptian mummies and Viking weapons to scientific instruments at Uppsala universitet 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. See Uppsala universitet Museum Gustavianum and all Uppsala has to offer by arranging your trip with our Uppsala tourist route planner.
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  • conducted a self guided tour in under 90 minutes. The museum does quite a good job of detailing the university and Sweden's contributions to science. Enjoyed the archaeological layout on the top floor...  more »
  • Gustavianum-the building of one of the oldest in Europe and the oldest university in Scandinavia. Now it is a museum. Attracts the attention of his onion green roof with "pumponom". Built in the 17th century.
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  • I was not sure what to expect from this museum. Everyone talked about the anatomical theatre, but what more? At the end, I was very nicely surprised! We were a small group who got a guided tour and th...  more »
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  • Very cool museum! This place has an eclectic collection of artifacts spanning ancient Egypt, the Viking Age in Scandanavia, and many other curiosities. The centerpiece is the Anatomical Theatre on the top floor.
  • Showcases nicely the history of the Uppsala University. The collection has many historical artifacts in a nice environment. Easy to find as it is just next to the large church.
  • Interesting collection, part of it also with English explanation. Entrance fee reasonable.
  • A bit small. Expected a larger museum for such an old university.
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