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opening hours

Monday 11-17
Tuesday 11-17
Wednesday 11-17
Thursday 11-19
Friday 11-17
Saturday 11-15
Sunday Closed

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Map of plan 4 in Väven, click to enlarge!


Welcome to The Museum of Women´s History, the first of it´s kind in Sweden!
We´re open almost every day, and we have free entrance.

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
Link to map (google) External link, opens in new window.

From the Airport / by bus:
The bus stops at "Vasaplan" (approx. 450 m away).

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


For information about accessibility in Väven: External 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!