The High coast’s exciting museums

The High coast’s exciting museums

(and shiny glossy dream boats)

Some time over for cultural activities and experiences? Then you’ve come right. Dream away from gleaming mahogany recreational boats or marvel at 750 bells in a barn. There is much to see in the High Coast museums and art galleries.

Svartviks industriminnen

Svartviksvägen 22, Kvissleby

Visits with many well-preserved buildings and environments from the sawmill era. Test on the track and let the children play in the playground with historical theme.

Norra Bergets friluftsmuseum


Open-air museum in Skansens Anda with old buildings, objects and cultural environments. Here you make a fun journey through Medelpad’s history in beautiful environment and at the craft and shipping museum here you will find the famous Skvadern. Very child friendly!


Häggvik, Nordingrå

Open-air museum and constantly growing and crowded projects created by the artist Anders Åberg. Older houses, “mini-museums” and collections. A fascinating experience in the middle of the World Heritage.

Nämforsens hällristningsmuseum

Nipvägen 7, Näsåker

Best place to learn more about rock carvings and their history. But what is the difference between rock carvings and rock paintings? You will also get an answer to this.



Leisure boats and boat stories. The stories of everything from world sailors to small plastic boat manufacturers, told in an exhibition.


Folkhögskolevägen 10, Prästmon

The recently moved and re-opened museum tells of a terrible epoch in our history – the time when people were convicted and executed for witchcraft.

Västernorrlands museum


Open air museum with many older buildings in different styles. Very popular and well visited summer time. Both fixed and changing exhibitions in the modern main building.
This summer, among other things, exhibitions with the artist Bengt Lindström’s work.

Sundsvalls museum

Packhusgatan 4

Sundsvall’s museum you will find in Kulturmagasinet in the center. There are always new exhibitions about Sundsvall’s history and present. Here you can also see parts of the museum’s art collection.

Kramfors konsthall

Torggatan 2, Kramfors

Here is shown contemporary art and crafts from professional artists. This summer’s exhibition offers the 2018 High Coast scholarship Gitte Eidslott.

Härnösands konsthall

Stora Torget, Härnösand

At Härnösand’s art gallery, a unique art collection, the Qvist’s collection, and current contemporary art are shown – in the summer, Mark Frygell and Magdolna Szabó.

Fiskemuseet Vålen


High Coast’s smallest museum? A stone’s throw from the water in the fishing village, Vålen keeps open during the summer months. Boat, fishing gear and lots of information on small surface.



The world’s largest timber sorting plant is now a small museum, beautifully on a small island in the Ångermanälven river.



How many watches will fit in a converted barn? Answer: At least 750 table, wall and floor doors from four centuries. This is a remarkable museum experience. Open on weekends in July.

Stenstan Visitor Center

Stadshuset, Sundsvall

Here is the story of Stenstan – Sundsvall’s beautiful city center – in an easy and entertaining way. A different but very instructive history lesson.

Örnsköldsviks museum och konsthall

Läroverksgatan 1, Örnsköldsvik

All in one! Örnsköldsvik in history and present, but also the appreciated children’s exhibition Nolavonda – the history collectors where the children solve tasks. This summer, among other things, the exhibition Loved the Horse – about the horse’s role in our history and in our present and cultural heritage is going on in the past. about places in Örnsköldsvik municipality twenty who carry the area’s history.

Fiskevistet surströmmingsmuseum


Exhibition about the northern surmine culture, about boats, fishing, piloting and people in the neighborhood at the world’s first surge museum.

Sollefteå museum

Storgatan 59, Sollefteå

Fixed exhibitions on important parts of Sollefteå’s history: ancient times, the forest, the use of the river and the defense.

Ulvö museum


Nice little museum that tells about the hard life as coastal fisherman before. Small museum with traditional boathouse and cookhouse. The museum is owned and operated by the chapel on the island.

Galtströms bruk


Medelpad’s oldest, largest and last ironworks was in operation from 1673 to 1916. Utility environment.

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