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 July
Monday - Sunday at 10 - 18

Open-air museum Hägnan
1/8 - 12/8 entire museum open daily at 11-17
13/8 - 26/8 Country store and big farm house open at 12-16