The Gotland Museum

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Magasin Visborg

The bulk of Gotland Museum’s collections are stored at Magasin Visborg. This is where we store every object accumulated by or donated to the museum.

Our collections comprise about 450 000 items. Magasin Visborg was inaugurated in 2014, a modern museum collections centre, where items are stored and visitors are welcome. Here you will find Gotlandic picture stones, furniture from different eras, ecclesiastical and secular art, prehistoric artefacts, textiles, our natural history collection and much much more.

Book a Visit

Are you interested in Gotland Museum’s collections? Do you have a specific interest, such as archaeology, textiles, armoury or ecclesiastical art? Are you a postgraduate or student? Make an appointment with us.

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Collections

Our collections include items of archaeological and cultural historical interest, natural historical objects and art. We store photographs, photographic plates, negatives and films. We also have reports, inventories and other documents.

Many of our objects have been registered in a database called Collective Access. We work continuously on digitalizing photographs and other information, as well as photographing items so that the digital catalogue is always up to date.

Click on the link below and create a user name and personal log-in code. Then the collection is at your fingertips! If you can’t find what you are seeking, then please contact us, we will be only too willing to assist.

Search in Collective Access

 

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Where to Find Us

Magasin Visborg is at Vädursgatan 12-14 in Visby, a stone’s throw from the roundabout in the southwest of Visby on the main road leading up from the harbour terminal.

By Car

Head for the roundabout in the southwest of Visby, at the top of the hill leading up from the harbour terminal. Turn into road 140 going south. Turn left at ‘Oskarsstenen’, signposted ‘Visborg’. Turn right into Vädursgatan and Magasin Visborg is a bit further on, on the right.

Parking

There is a car park south of the building next to the main entrance.

By Bus

Catch the no. 1 bus to Visborg. The nearest bus stop is Region Gotland about 10 min’s walk from Magasin Visborg.

Coordinates

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