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Museum Gustavianum is located at Akademigatan on the west end of Uppsala Cathedral within a stone's throw from Saluhallen and the Fyris River in the heart of the city of Uppsala. The museum is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Uppsala. It was constructed in the 17th century and was named after King Gustavus Adolphus who presented the museum to Uppsala University.
Museum Gustavianum is housed in the University's former main building which was the oldest preserved University building in Uppsala. The museum today houses various collections such as antiques and art, Egytian antiquities (Victoria Museum), Nordic section as well as archeological and coins collections.
An interesting collection not to be missed is Augsburg Art Cabinet made by Philipp Hainhofer. It also exhibits the history of Uppsala University and the history of science. An amazing Anatomical Theatre (Theatrum Anatomicum) is located on the roof under the cupula. The museum is still used for lectures and conferences by teh University.
Opening hours are between 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. daily except Monday which is closed. Admission fee is SEK40.00 for adult. Free admission to the museum during Uppsala Cultural Nite in autumn. Photography and video recording are not allowed inside the museum unfortunately.
Address: Akademigatan 3, Uppsala
Directions: Located on the west end of Uppsala Cathedral within a stone's throw from Fyris River in the heart of the city of Uppsala.
othercontact: Fax: +46 018 471 7572
Phone: +46 018 471 7571
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