The following exhibitions are currently on show at Småland Museum:

December 10, 2016 -January 29, 2017
Photography of the year, 2016
"Photography of the year" is the largest and most state-charged photo contest, which is owned and organized by the nonprofit organization Press Photographers Club (PFK) since 1942. "Photography of the year" has grown to record levels in recent years, as underlined by the increasing number of contest photos and photographers. The competition's main purpose is to promote photojournalism and skillful professional accomplishments in journalism. This year's competition is the 74th of its kind.
Only in swedish

October 29, 2016 -January 29, 2017
With the pen as a weapon - Freedom of the press 250 years
Based August Strindbergs quotes and pictures, we want to highlight the always ongoing discussion on freedom of expression. A militant writer as Strindberg gained many enemies. He challenged and pushed the limits of freedom and discussion of what you can say and can not say is still going on.
The exhibition is produced by the Strindberg Museum.
With English translations in parts of the exhibition.
Don’t miss our permanent exhibitions:
Attic of Memories—Kronoberg County’s Citizens in the 1900’s
Småland Museum built its own attic—The Attic of Memories—and filled it with objects which reflect the county’s citizens’ own 20th century. In an exciting environment with unusual light and sound effects, visitors encounter known and unknown objects that evoke memories and spur the imagination.
With English and German translation
On the Way in 19th Century Kronoberg:
Småland Museum, the country’s oldest provincial museum, was founded in the 1800’s. The museum’s halls and storage facilities have, with the passage of time, been filled with traces of the past.
With English and German translation

Glimpses From Antiquity:
This exhibition depicts prehistory using models and finds from the county. Here you can, among other things, look into a cist and a Bronze Age house, feel cup and ring marks and rune stones, as well as see grave finds and a Viking sword.
Part of the exhibition also shows a skillfully made replica of Ötzi the Iceman and his equipment.
Only in swedish

Coin Cabinet:
The coin cabinet in Småland Museum was instituted in 1792 and promoted during its early years by Bishop Olof Wallquist. Today the coin cabinet contains about 40,000 objects and is adjacent to an extensive numismatic library.
With English and German translation

Smålands Museum

Established in 1867, Smålands museum is Sweden’s oldest county museum. Its permanent exhibitions
include objects and historical items of regional affiliation from the Stone Age and later. In addition, the museum displays temporary exhibitions featuring highly topical themes. There is also an archeological section and a section concerning preservation of old buildings.

The museum is located in the centre
of Växjö in Småland.
Södra Järnvägsgatan 2
35234 Växjö

Box 102
351 04 Växjö

Opening hours:

10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m
11.00 a.m - 4.00 p.m

Open daily: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m

The museum is closed on the 
following days during the year:
Midsummer Eve, Midsummer Day,
Christmas Eve , Christmas day, 
New Year´s eve and New Year’s Day.


Adults 80 SEK
Students 40 SEK
Group (10 Persons) 40 SEK

Children up to 19 years free entrance

E-Mail: info(@)
Telephone: +46470-704200

Restaurant at Smålands Museum: Izakaya Moshi

An izakaya is a Japanese pub or "drop in". They can be luxurious or simple but the well-prepared side dish is always in the center, with inspiration from Japan of course, but also from Vietnam, Korea and China. 
At lunch they serve dumplings, noodle soup and salads. 
The evening menu allows selection of dishes like rice paper rolls, dumplings and experimental sushi. 
You can order just a little bit, or a whole menu. 
Phone: +46470-786830