Gamla Uppsala museum

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Gamla Uppsala museum
Gamla Uppsala museum (by Pudelek).jpg
Established2000; 19 years ago (2000)
LocationGamla Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
Coordinates59°53′51.9″N 17°38′1.06″E / 59.897750°N 17.6336278°E / 59.897750; 17.6336278
Visitors28 976 (2016)[1],

Gamla Uppsala museum is a historical museum in Gamla Uppsala, in the northern part of Uppsala, Sweden. The museum is oriented towards the Vendel- and Viking era history of Gamla Uppsala. Gamla Uppsala was a major religious and cultural centre in Sweden during these eras as well as medieval Sweden between approximately the 5th and the 13th centuries, housing the famous pagan Temple at Uppsala and several large burial mounds. The museum opened in 2000 and is run by the Swedish National Heritage Board (Swedish:Riksantikvarieämbetet). In 2016 the museum had 28,976 visitors.[1]



  1. ^ a b Riksförbundet Sveriges museer (January 13 2017). ”Landets museer slog nytt besöksrekord 2016”. (Swedish) (Retrieved February 21 2017)

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