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“A way to learn about the development of the area”

Hallands Kulturhistoriska Museum och Varbergs fastning
Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Varberg
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

The fasting itself (apart from the museum) was closed, so don't expect to be able to look inside but you can take a walk around. It was very windy when we were there, so be prepared. The museum requires an entry fee. It is interesting, although little information is provided in English. The museum includes the Bocksten man (body found in a peat bog with the best preserved examples of middle ages clothing), which is the central attraction. You are provided with a book in English to help explain that display. The cafe is suitable for lunch.

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Varbergs fästning is a beautiful place to visit in Varberg. Structures inside this medieval fortress seem to be functional to these days with houses, lodging and cafe. The entrance gate characterizes the age of this fortress. This is not the typical tourist trap. It is a must to see this landmark of Varberg. This place is a feast for photo lovers. I took many photo shots with amazing results.

It was windy when we visited last week. Although there was a bit of sun, it was actually very cold. I cut short our walk around the premises due to cold wind. I would suggest a thick/ wind proof jacket to make one´s visit to this place comfortable.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Interested in history in general and west coast Sweden in detail , go and visit this museum. Walking distance from parking lots at harbour area. Facilities for eating etc. all within the castle area. Close to the sand beach at "kall badhuset".

1  Thank geomapSweden
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Loved walking around the fortress, it is wonderfully maintained, it has great pathways and is easy to get around. You get some nice views from the fortress walls. Circumnavigating the walls was also a nice walk.

Thank IOGWFH
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We were here on a day with blue sky and sun. Got a beautiful view of the ocean and the city. Took a stroll on the walls around the fortress. We didn't enter the museum. But the fortress itself is really worth a visit. Don't miss it!

Thank Hermanadelviento
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