Welcome to The Museum of Women´s History!

The museum is located right by the Umeälven riverside, in Väven, the new cultural center in Umeå.

Kvinnohistoriskt museum
Väven, Storgatan 46a,
901 78 Umeå
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From the Airport / by bus:
The bus stops at "Vasaplan" (approx. 450 m away).


For information about accessibility in Väven, go to www.vaven.seexternal link, opens in new window
Can I visit the museum´s exhibitions in my wheelchair? Yes.
Do you have a hearing loop? Yes, at the reception desk.
Do you have any further needs? Feel free to contact us!

Museum hosts

When you visit The Museum of Womens history you will probably see one of our museum hosts. Ask them if you have questions about the exhibitions and events, or if you have comments or suggestions.

Group visits

Short introductions about our exhibitions in english can be arranged. Please contact us in advance at

opening hours


Temporarily closed due to Covid-19

September 1 - May 31
Monday 11-18
Tuesday 11-18
Wednesday 11-18
Thursday 11-19.30
Friday 11-18
Saturday 11-16
Sunday closed

June 1 - August 31
Monday- Friday 11-18
Saturday 11-15
Sunday closed

Free entrance

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Opening hours

Temporarily closed


Kvinnohistoriskt museum
Väven, Storgatan 46a,

901 78 Umeå


is a part of
Umeå Municipality

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