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Touristinformation Gothenburg Sweden
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the center of gothenburg, things to see

Volvo Museum, take a look on how people lived in Gothenburg druing the last century

You find the volvomuseum by Arendal skans on Hisingen. See location on . The opening hours are 10-17 tuesday to Thursday, 10-16 saturday and also got opened monday 10-17 during May, June, July and august.
an environmental bus
When you pass the doors you'll see a lot of conceptvehicles during the last 50 years. This is an ECB or Volvo Environmental Concept Bus that was driven by a gas turbine and got 80 seats for passengers. The mirrors on this bus was webcams you could turn in different directions.
tha saints P1800, built by jensen motor company
Off course youll see The Saints Volvo P1800 on one floor. This car was actually designed and built in Italy. The designer was our famous boat-designer Pelle Pettersson. Between 1961 and 63 the english factory Jensen built it. In 1963 the production got moved to Gothenburg.

This is how the first Volvo looked like. The designation was OV4 that means Open Wagon, 4 cylinders. Below the hood you got a 1940 cc straight 4 cylinders Sidecam on 28 hp. The chassi where made of wood and got a weight of 1200kg. Top speed was 90 km/h.
33 years volvo
In the thirties volvo looked like other cars these years. This is a volvo pv653 from 1933. With a 6 cylinder Sidecam engine and 65 hp it where able to drive faster then 100 km/h. You could buy two types of this car. 653 standard and the 654 Luxury. The 654 had one more spare wheel and reversing light.
volvo golf
You also got an exhibition about Volvo Golf with golfsimulator for you to try
volvo ocean race
and volvo ocean race with films on the wall and equipment. You could easely spend a whole day here.

view pictures from a restauration
Gunnebo castle

Gunnebo Castle is one of Sweden's best and stylistically one of the purest examples of neo-classical architecture. It is beautifully situated between two lakes, Rådasjön and Stensjön, in the Municipality of Mölndal, just south of Gothenburg. At the moment they are restoring parts of the castle. This is a webcamera following the work.
Oh! Beg my pardon. I forgot to tell you Sweden is GMT +1 so the picture is black during our nights.
from the top

Please visit this place and go up to the top of building. From there you are able to watch a little creek from north of sweden with salmon trout and other wild life belonging here. Under roof you've got a jungle with the right climate and animals from south america. You will not regret the visit.
Other Museums in the neighbourhood
The Nordic Watercolour Museum

Gothenburg Natural History Museum

Maritime Museum of Gothenburg
Gothenburg is an old harbour
Läckö castle
Another place to make a visit. This place you find at our big lake Vänern. Looks like it´s taken from the old fairy tales.
Roehsska museum
Exhibitions, History, Collections on swedish design. The adress is Vasagatan 37-39.
Västergötlands museum
is very popular at the moment because scientists are arguing where sweden started
Bohuslaens museum
The museum is well known for its extensive monthly programme of events, free admission and generous opening hours.

Museeum of World Culture
Just 100 meters from universeum.

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