Gammelstad Church Towns official Web site

Welcome to the World Heritage site of Gammelstad Church Town!

Drop-in guided tours June-August 2015

Visitor Centre (located on the church square) offers information, exhibition and short films, gift shop and guided site tours. Tickets for the guided tours are 80 SEK each and can be purchased at Visitor Centre before the start of the tour. Free of charge for children aged 16 and below. For the tour at 19.00 you have to buy tickets before 18.30. 

During summer season 2015 Visitor Centre is open:

6th June - 31st August
Monday - Friday 8.00 - 18.30
Saturday - Sunday 10.00 - 18.00 

Drop-in guided tours during this period
Monday - Friday at 11.00, 13.00, 15.00 and 19.00
Saturday - Sunday at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00


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Historical play at the Open Air Museum Hägnan 2-5/7 2015 and 23-25/7 2015


Experience the history in Gammelstad and follow on a travel through time.
Meet interesting characters from the past that will tell you about their lives.

Start 13:00 by the scene, Open Air Museum Hägnan. Free entrance

For more information please visit Hägnans webpage:

http://www.lulea.se/uppleva--gora/varldsarvet-gammelstad-kyrkstad--hagnan/hagnan---friluftsmuseet-i-gammelstad.htmlexternal link


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Hay harvest days at the Open Air Museum Hägnan 7-10/7


Participate in and experience a traditional hay harvest with ile and rake, horse and mower. In case of rain there is no working on the fields, but if the weather is advantageous and we work diligently it might be over within a few days.

Check out Hägnans webpage for up-to-date information:
http://www.lulea.se/uppleva--gora/varldsarvet-gammelstad-kyrkstad--hagnan/hagnan---friluftsmuseet-i-gammelstad.htmlexternal link

Coffee and cookie for participants.

Warmly welcome to participate! No previous experience or skills needed!


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Foto: Anders Alm

Kulturgården open every Saturday until August 29th

Visit the cosy Kulturgården on Saturdays this summer.

Here you can make bargains at the weekly fleamarket, enjoy coffee and homebaked pastries or listen to live music and watch performances by poets, dancers and more.

Kulturgården is located only a few hundred meters away from Visitor Centre.

Address: Lulevägen 10, 954 33 Gammelstad.

http://kulturgarden.se/external link


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Visitor Centre, Kyrktorget 1, SE-954 33 Gammelstad Tel +46 (0)920-45 70 10 | gammelstad@lulea.se
World Heritage logo of UNESCO

UNESCO added Gammelstad church town to their world heritage list in 1996 - motivated by its outstanding universal value and its relevance to all mankind.

The Gammelstad site is the world's most extensive and best preserved example of a church town, with more than 400 church cottages gathered around a medieval stone church.

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Clip from film "My church cottage - our world heritage"

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