Kristinehamn's history museum

Why and how did Kristinehamn become a city? Travel back in time and find out!
The exhibition on the top floor shows Kristinehamn, both in past and present. Travel back in time on a voyage of fantasy. Kristinehamn has a rich history to tell. You will meet several famous Kristinehamn figures such as: The poet Gustaf Fröding, the rally driver Tom trana,
the actor Mia Skäringer are a few examples. You´ll see engines from Albin Motorand propellers from KMW and Rolls Royce.

You will learn about the nick name of Lusasken, what Runstenen means and the legend of the island of Saxholmen. The history of the market Fastingen is also told.
What actually happened when the Sex Pistols came to Kristinehamn? How come the world market price of iron was set here?

On the ground floor the museum houses a shop and temporary exhibits. on the last Saturday of most months a food market featuring locally produced food is heldhere.
Opening hours
Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Last Wednesday of the month 10 am - 7 pm
Last Saturday of the month 10 am - 3 pm
Södra Hamngatan 1a
Södra Hamngatan 1 A
Municipality: Kristinehamn
Kristinehamns Historiska ligger i en stallbyggnad bakom Wahlundsgården i Kristinehamn. Byggnaden når du genom att gå, cykla eller köra till Södra Hamngatan och svänga direkt till vänster in på den stora gårdsplanen. Handikapparkering finns på gårdsplanen; vanlig parkering finns längs Södra Hamngatan eller på centrumparkeringarna
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Gustav Fröding
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Pricetype: Entrance adult
Price: 50 kr
During larger events such as Food and Craft market there is no entrance fee.
Pricetype: Children up to 19 years
Price: 0 kr
Pricetype: Season ticket adult
Price: 200 kr
Also valid at Kristinehamn Art museum. Valid one year from purchase date.