Art and Culture
For those into culture and history, Skåne offers a variety of opportunities to explore.
Tegnérsplatsen 6, 223 50 Lund
46 35 04 00
Kulturen in Lund offers visitors a glimpse into the past with both indoor and outdoor exhibits. It houses actual buildings and homes from different periods in time which visitors can walk through. It’s a very unique and memorable experience for people of all ages! They also have different concerts and events going on throughout the year such as a Midsommar celebration!
Finngatan 2,223 62 Lund
46 222 72 83
The Skissernas Museum or the Museum of Sketches, as its name suggest, exhibits the draft and sketches of artists from all over the world. Their belief is to show visitors the process of the artist and they often exhibit well known artists such as Picasso! The museum is definitely worth a visit!
Ola Billgrens plats 2-4, 211 29 Malmö
40 685 79 37
The Moderna Museet houses a large collection of both modern and contemporary art made by artists all around the world. The selection of art is incredible so if modern art interests you don’t miss out on this museum.
S:t Johannesgatan 7, 205 80 Malmö
40 34 12 86
If you are a fan of contemporary art check out the Malmö Konsthall. Opened in 1975 this airy and high-ceilinged museum is a beautiful venue in which to view contemporary art.
Torupsvägen 606-59, 233 64 Bara
40 44 70 90
This museum is housed in what used to be the farming quarters of an estate. You will learn about the statar system and the lives of those who worked on estates according to the statar system. It’s a fascinating experience for people of all ages.
Elis Nilssons väg 14, 271 39 Ystad
70 947 70 57
Are you a film and TV buff looking to get a taste of Hollywood while in Sweden? Then check out the Ystad Studios! Get a behind the scenes look at different works of cinema and see where the Wallander series was shot!
Disgusting Food Museum
Kvarteret Caroli, Östergatan 12, 211 25 Malmö
40 10 17 71
This quirky museum exhibits some of the most disgusting food in the world. Adventurous visitors can even smell or taste a few of the foods!
Sofierovägen 131, 252 84 Helsingborg
42 10 25 00
Located in Helsingborg and sitting on a cliff overlooking the ocean is the former summer house of members of the Swedish Royal family. Take a guided tour of the interior, grad a bite at their café and restaurant with amazing views, and wander the extensive grounds. The highlight of the palace is definitively its well-manicured gardens which have a wide variety of vibrant flowers, trees, and fruits and veggies. This is a must see!
Glimminge 1, 276 56 Hammenhög
72 702 59 90
Although less of a castle by modern day standards and more of a fortress, the Glimmingehus castle transports visitors to the middle ages. Explore the multistoried structure and hear the history of it told by knowledgeable guides.
271 78 Löderup
411 57 76 81
Erected between five thousand and one thousand years ago these 59 stones positioned in the outline of a ship fascinates and mystifies all who visit. Take a stroll along the grassy cliffs and enjoy the views of the sea. It can get pretty windy and chilly so bring a jacket.
Kyrkogatan 6, 222 22 Lund
046 71 87 00
Consecrated in 1145, Lund’s Cathedral is one of the most visited churches in Scandinavia. They offer guided tours throughout the week where you will learn about the church as well as its famous astronomical clock, giant organ, and crypt.
Tycho Brahe Museum
Tycho Brahe-museet Landsvägen 182 Ven
418 47 31 09
Located on the Island of Ven, just a short ferry ride from mainland Sweden, is the Tycho Brahe Museum. Tycho Brahe was a scientist who was gifted the island of Ven by the Danish King and set up a research laboratory there. After the museum rent a bike and explore the island!
Skarhults Slott, 241 93 Eslöv
76 801 00 98
Skarhult’s Castle is one of the best preserved Renaissance era castles in Sweden. Explore the castle as well as the grounds and also stop at the castle’s farm stand!