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Vibrant, multi-cultural city

They say Malmö is home to people from over 150 countries, making the city the most cosmopolitan in Sweden. You can therefore expect unexpectedly exotic attractions for this part of the world. While the architecture is typical for Sweden, the city’s cultural life and its dining reflect its citizens. For the Swedish spirit of the place, visit Malmöhus Castle, former residency of the kings of Denmark, which is today a museum complex hosting a history museum, art museum, aquarium, and terrarium. Folkets park is quite exciting for the little ones, and for those of you who visit Malmo in August, Malmöfestivalen offers many cultural and culinary experiences.

Malmö Art Museum (Malmö Konstmuseum)

Malmö Art Museum (Malmö Konstmuseum)

Locals' Pick The largest collection of Nordic art in the country

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Malmö Art Museum has a large art collection which contains of about 40,000 works, covering the period from the 16th century until today. Most of Scandinavia’s innovative and highly distinguished artists are represented at Malmö Art Museum. In the course of the past twenty years the museum has focused on Nordic contemporary art.

The largest collection of Nordic art in the country Editors' Note

The Malmö Art Museum (Malmö Konstmuseum) was founded in 1841, and it soon gained international recognition as the leading art museum in Scandinavia. The museum moved to its location at the Malmöhus Castle complex in 1937.

Aside contemporary Nordic art, the Malmö Art Museum (Malmö Konstmuseum) features Russian art, as well as temporary art exhibitions by local artists. The current collection comprises 38,000 works, covering the period from the 16th century to the present day.

Malmö Art Museum (Malmö Konstmuseum)
Malmöhusvägen 6, 201 24 Malmö
+46 40 34 10 00
September to May; Mon - Fri 10 am -16 pm; Weekends 12-16 pm June to August; Daily 10-16 pm.