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 December 2017
Monday - Thursday 12-16
Saturday - Sunday 12-15
Closed 22-26, 31 December
Open 27-29 Dec 12-16 and 30 Dec 12-15

Open-air museum Hägnan
3 Dec Country store open 12-15
9-10 Dec Christmas market
17 Dec Country store open 12-15