We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Natural History Museum

Features Animals
10 Museivaegen | Slottsskogen Ostra, Gothenburg 413 11, Sweden
+46 31 775 24 00
Review Highlights
Good collection but needs updating

On first impressions the museum seems very modern as you walk into the entrance wing with the cafe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James B
Winchester, United Kingdom
Go to see the Blue Whale

Worth going to see the Blue whale. Otherwise, a pretty average museum. Alot of the information is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lund, Sweden
Read all 165 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
10 Museivaegen | Slottsskogen Ostra, Gothenburg 413 11, Sweden
+46 31 775 24 00
Write a Review
Reviews (165)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On first impressions the museum seems very modern as you walk into the entrance wing with the cafe and gift shop. However as you enter into the older building the age of the collection starts to show. The collection itself is diverse and well presented...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth going to see the Blue whale. Otherwise, a pretty average museum. Alot of the information is only in Swedish which can make it hard if you don't know the language. They seemed to have a good collection of things from all over the world.

Thank vtwort
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a classical museum, old building and more modern annex, a bit old fashioned in places but exhibiting a very good diversity of organisms. The invertebrate section is good and the bird section is spectacular with the nest dioramas as a highlight. Well worth a...More

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 21 July 2017

It is a must see museum. I recently came back from Costa Rica and Nicaragua, but did not see any sloths....but I was able to capture amazing very well awake slots climbing up the trees, with an exact tropical climate in that museum.

Thank Globertrotter007
Reviewed 13 June 2017

If you visit Gothenburg city, you should immediately come to this place. Very cozy atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, more opportunities to discover many things. Also you can use free Wifi here. Highly recommended!

Thank rajablis
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Seems like a great museum if you're into natural history, botany, zoology, etc. If you're like me and you enjoy quirky stuff you can't see just anywhere, you have to go! Skip the 'boring' stuff and follow the signs to the Blue Whale. Yes. Seriously....More

Thank StaceeHarris
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a view if you enjoy your museums, we visited on Easter Sunday and it was a quick view before getting back to the airport . .we felt that it's a great view for a few hours but not something we felt you could spend...More

Thank Brandymate
Reviewed 13 April 2017

With a huge number of stuffed animals, I've seen children getting enchanted, being also a big opportunity to instigate their curiosity!

Thank Thiago F
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The museum is beautifully situated in one edge of the nice Slottsskogen park. Some parts feel pretty old, but that is quite OK for a museum. It contains anything from the whale to the small creatures, even if the museum is not exactly the biggest...More

Thank Fisksk
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This museum has a wide collection of stuffed animals and birds. A must place to take your toddlers and young kids to have a great family time

1  Thank Preeti1111984
Nearby Restaurants
Ramen Ya
79 reviews
.19 km away
Little Meats
62 reviews
.28 km away
Bjork Och Bambu
63 reviews
.30 km away
Pasha Grill
19 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Botanical Garden
1,173 reviews
.72 km away
775 reviews
.21 km away
1,708 reviews
1.05 km away
Skansen Kronan
247 reviews
.79 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Natural History Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines