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.

Opening hours February
Monday - Thursday 12-16
Saturday - Sunday 12-15
Extra open 2 & 23 Feb 12-16

Open-air museum Hägnan
Museum houses are closed
Open during Fire Festival 4 Feb