The Gotland MuseumAddress: Strandgatan 14, 621 56 Visby Date: Tuesday 14 feb 2017 - Sunday 30 Apr 2017
Address: Strandgatan 14, 621 56 Visby
The Gotland Museum is the County Museum of Gotland.
We houses The historical museum "Fornsalen", with the science center Fenomenalen, the Gotland Museum of Art and three farm museums at the countryside.
We have got the keys and the knowledge of the World Heritage Town. You may book a citywalk or hire a key to explore the churchruins and towers of the ringwall. Welcome!
The Gotland Museum
The Historical Museum of Gotland
In the museum you will meet 8 000 yers of the island`s rich history - from the Stone Age to the Viking Age, from the Medieval Period to present day. The exhibition on Natural history invites you to explore the unique nature of Gotland, with its rich flora and fauna, from limestone and fossils to the shores and the environmental threat to the Baltic Sea.
The museum also houses Fenomenalen, the science experience where you can try various technical inventions and experiments to your hearts content.
The Museum Shop and Café
Welcome to discover quality replicas of Viking Jewellery and explore our wide range ot local handicrafts, literature and postcards. There are also ingenious gadgets for young and old alike, linked in Fenomenalen. The museum café offers a relaxing break, in summer, you can sit under the walnut tree in our lovely courtyard.
Visby church ruins and the towers of the ringwall. We got the keys to the ruins of our beautiful World Heritage Town of Wisby. You may hire a key at the reception of the historical museum, to explore them by yourself.
The Gotland Museum of Art
The Gotland Museum of Art is a section of the county museum. It is hosted in an own yellow building from 1847 situated in the middle of the cultural heritage, which the medieval town of Visby is. The Gotland Museum of Art is both a museum and an art hall as well. It has ten beautiful white rooms for exhibitions in three floors. Third floor is devoted to more steady shows about Art.
Our farm museums, Norrbys, Petes, Kattlunds and Kapitelhusgården
Experience a time gone by at Norrbys in Väte, where the clock stopped some time in the 1950s. At Kapitelhusgården can you travel back to the Middle Ages. A typical Gotland white limestone farm house can be found at Petes in Hablingbo. At Kattlunds Gård you can experience Medieval times and visit the farm´s herb garden and orchard.